Man injured in road rage

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A MOTORIST was struck by another man and suffered a fractured cheek bone while he sat in his car during a terrifying road rage attack.

The 56-year-old victim was attacked in Grange Road around 5.15am on Tuesday.

The driver of a green transit-type van grabbed him and hit him several times ripping the victim’s t-shirt.

The victim received treatment at Conquest Hospital for a fractured cheek bone.

Police have described the van as being a passenger cab and a flat bed at the back with what looked like gas cylinders and brooms sticking out either side. A 43-year-old man, from St Leonards-on-Sea, was arrested on suspicion of assault. He was questioned and released on bail until September 14. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 141 of 15/07. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.




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