Hammer Attack in East Grinstead

Renewed appeals are being made for witnesses to a brutal attack on a teenager in East Grinstead.

Emergency services were called to Imberhorne Lane following reports an 18 year old man had been struck repeatedly on the head with a hammer.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5’10” tall of average to large build.  He had blond hair worn in a top knot. It is believed he took the victim’s black Adidas rucksack and headed off in the direction of the town centre via Heathcote Drive.

The victim sustained serious injuries although he remained conscious.