Lancing attempted rape suspect released on bail

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A TEENAGER arrested on suspicion of attempted rape has been released on conditional bail until Friday, December 23.

The 16-year-old, from Lancing, was arrested following an attack on a 20-year-old woman, from London, on Brighton seafront in the early hours of Wednesday morning (7 December).

Detective Inspector Jason Tingley from Brighton and Hove CID said: “We would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident in the area between the Digital night club and the West Pier between the hours of 1.45am and 3am.

“Please contact Sussex Police immediately on 101 quoting serial 90 of 07/12.”