Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assault in White Rock, Hastings.
A man and women were walking along the road around midnight on Saturday (September 28) when they were approached by a group of men.
A verbal and physical altercation occurred and the man suffered multiple face injuries, including a fractured eye socket. He was taken to Conquest Hospital.
A 24-year-man was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and was later released under investigation while enquiries are ongoing.
Anyone who witnessed the assault or saw the man and women prior to the incident is asked to report online or call 101 quoting 12 of 28/09.