POLICE have identified two youths who were sought in connection with an assault on a cyclist.

The 72-year-old was riding along the undercliff in Saltdean when he was confronted.

He was kicked off his bike, leaving him with a broken hand, police said.

Officers appealed for information to track down those responsible and released images of two youngsters.

They have now been identified.

A spokesman from Sussex Police said: "The two youths previously pictured in our appeal have since been identified and police enquiries are ongoing.

"Thanks to anyone who came forward with information."