Man arrested for ‘unprovoked attack’ with a Taser in a kebab shop in Lewes Brighton News

A MAN has been arrested after an alleged Taser attack at a kebab shop.

Police have been called following reports of an altercation in which a man carried out an ‘unprovoked attack’ using a Taser on another person in High Street, Lewes.

Officers identified a suspect and attended to his address in Lewes, where a quantity of drugs, drug paraphernalia and cash were found.

A 34-year-old Lewes man has been arrested on suspicion of assault, possession of an offensive weapon and possession with intent to supply class A and B drugs.

He was released under investigation as investigations continue.

Following the incident at 10.20pm on Friday March 19, Chief Inspector Diane Lewis said: ‘By acting quickly, officers were able to arrest this suspect before further offenses could be committed.

“It is thanks to them that various quantities of drugs have now been withdrawn from potential distribution in our communities.

“Drug-related harm can have a devastating impact on victims, families and the wider community. Our officers continue to target drug supply managers within our local communities.

“If you have any information or are concerned about drug use/supply in your area, please contact us online, via 101 or by calling 999 in an emergency. You can also report anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers UK online.

Anyone with information that could help officers in their investigation is asked to report it online or call police on 101, quoting serial number 1486 of 3/18.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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