UPDATE: Police say they have now identified a man they wished to speak to in relation to the serious assault.

They say their investigation is ongoing and thank the people who responded to their appeal for information.

Police are searching for a man they want to speak to following a serious assault outside a burger restaurant.

The victim of the attack was left with serious injuries following the incident outside the Burger King in King’s Road, Brighton.

The assault happened at around 4.20am on Sunday, June 25, 2023 and Sussex Police have now issued pictures from CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to in relation to the incident.

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“Extensive enquiries have taken place since that time to gather information and evidence to identify those responsible for the assault,” a Sussex Police spokesman said.

“Officers have since obtained these CCTV images and would like to speak to the man pictured as they believe he has information which could assist the ongoing investigation.”

He is white, aged between 18 and 23, approximately 6ft to 6ft 2in and with dark brown hair. He was wearing a light blue Hoodrich t-shirt with a logo on the front and back, dark blue skinny ripped jeans with paint speckles and white Nike Air Max trainers. He also has a distinctive scar to the left back side of his head.

Anyone who recognises the man, or who has any other information which could support the investigation, has been asked to contact police online or by calling 101 quoting serial 300 of 25/06.