Man injured in dog attack

A man has been seriously injured after being attacked by a dog on Brighton beach this morning.

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Police investigating dog attack

Detectives investigating a dog attack on Brighton beach are appealing for witnesses to help them piece together what happened.

Police attended the beach at around 6.15am this morning following a report that a man was being attacked by two dogs.

A man in his 30s was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital suffering from multiple bite wounds and he remains in a serious condition this afternoon.

A police officer also received bite wounds to his leg and hand and is receiving treatment in hospital.

A 40-year-old man from Brighton was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, possession of a dog dangerously out of control, possession of a bladed article and possession of class A drugs. He remains in custody this afternoon.

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