A 25 year old Madeiran from the parish of Curral das Freiras (Câmara de Lobos) was brutally beaten yesterday, around 5:30 pm, in England, more specifically in the city of Eastbourne (Southern United Kingdom). currently in a coma, at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. The young man is in danger of life given the severity of the injuries to the skull.
According to a close source, the Madeiran followed with his girlfriend – also from Madeira – to the supermarket when “suddenly” was attacked by a group of around 15 people. “He desperately shouted for his partner to run away and ask for help,” said the couple’s friend.
According to local morning Eastbourne Herald , police confirmed that the Madeiran suffered serious head injuries, and Detective Inspector Neil Bates requested any information about the case from those who witnessed the incident.
“This was a violent attack in broad daylight at a time when there were a lot of people around. We want to hear from someone who may have witnessed the incident or any event preceding it. We have a number of suspects being sought, but I would urge anyone with information, however incidental it may seem, to contact us as soon as possible, ”said the agent.
You can see the images of the police action on the ground by clicking here .