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Sevenoaks toddler injured in pub fight in Sussex

A toddler ended up in hospital after he was injured in a bar room brawl.

The 18-month-old boy, from Sevenoaks, was hurt after a fight broke out at the Yew Tree Inn, in Chalvington Road, Sussex.

The youngster was at a family party when several men nearby started fighting.

The Yew Tree Inn, in Chalvington Road, Sussex. Picture: Google
The Yew Tree Inn, in Chalvington Road, Sussex. Picture: Google

One man pushed another who fell on the toddler, causing injuries to his face and head.

When his 33-year-old father challenged the group he was knocked to the ground and kicked, bruising his face.

The fight happened at 7.30pm on July 26.

PC Nikki Desouza said: "This is a nasty case involving a young child being assaulted, receiving facial injuries, and also his father when he has intervened. I would ask anyone with any knowledge to please come forward."

The first suspect is a slightly overweight white man with scruffy ginger hair who was 5' 10" or 5' 11". He was unshaven and wearing a white or cream t-shirt and shorts.

The second suspect was a white man with short brown hair who was slim and 5' 8" or 5' 9". He was wearing a white t-shirt and shorts.

Anyone with information should email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 525 of 28/07, call 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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