A man was repeatedly punched and kicked while on the ground in an early morning attack in Hastings town centre.
He was assaulted outside Andrews Estate Agents in Robertson Street at about 3.40am last Friday (November 29).
A 25-year-old man from St Leonards was arrested on suspicion of affray. He was questioned before being released on bail until January 3 while officers carry out further enquiries.
PC Lorraine Brunton said: “In the minutes before the man was assaulted there had been an argument between a woman and a man at the scene during which the woman was knocked to the ground.
“I am keen to speak to anyone who saw this confrontation as well as what happened between the two men a few moments later.
“Please contact us if you saw any of what happened.”
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting serial 0149 of 29/11 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.