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Man arrested over sexual assault on woman in Bognor

News   •   Aug 08, 2019 12:32 BST

Police investigating a sexual assault in Bognor have arrested a man.

A 44-year-old woman was assaulted in Hook Lane, Bognor Regis, shortly after 10pm on Thursday 1 August.

On Wednesday 7 August officers arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of attempted rape. He is currently in custody for interview and further enquiries.

Detective Constable Katy Lewis of the West Sussex Safeguarding Investigations Unit said; "We are grateful for information we have received from the public, which has helped our investigation.

"We are still keen to hear from anyone with any information. You can contact us online or call 101, quoting Operation Newfield."

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report it online

Ref: SXP55185/2019
Author: Tim Mahony