A teenager has been assaulted and punched in the eye while out with friends in Burgess Hill.

The 17-year-old boy was walking outside MK Food and Wines in London Road when it happened around 9pm on Saturday, September 23.

He was approached by a group of men and was then punched.

The suspect has been described as a white man, in his early 20s, 6′, of a skinny build and with short brown hair.

He was wearing a black baseball cap, a black jacket, a black top and navy trousers.

Anyone with information is asked to report it online here, or call 101 quoting reference number 518 of 24/09.