A MAN has suffered serious head injuries in a seafront attack.

Police were called to Kings Road Arches, Brighton, to a man who had been assaulted just before 3am this morning.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was involved in a “verbal and physical altercation” with a group of three to six men.

He suffered multiple facial injuries and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital for treatment.

Sussex Police have launched an investigation and are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

A spokesman for the force said: “Anyone who witnessed the assault and has information which could assist the investigation is asked to report online or call 101 quoting 153 of 22/02.”