Witness appeal after man arrested over Worthing sexual assault
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Police investigating the sexual assault of a woman in Worthing have made an arrest.
The victim, a woman in her 30s, was walking west along Richmond Road around 1.20am on Saturday (September 18) when she was approached by an unknown man.
After following and attempting to engage with the victim, the suspect sexually assaulted her near the junction with Christchurch Road, before she fled the scene.
Following an initial investigation, a man from Worthing was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and released on conditional bail while enquiries continue.
Police are not looking for anybody else in connection with the incident, but are appealing for witnesses or anybody who has any information which could help the investigation to get in touch either online or by calling 101, quoting serial 208 of 18/09.