Man arrested on suspicion of rape and indecent assault

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A Littlehampton man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a girl aged under 16, police have confirmed.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said: “A Littlehampton man was arrested on Monday (November 21) on suspicion of raping a girl aged under 16, committing an indecent assault on a boy aged under 14 and a girl aged under 16.

“The offences are alleged to have happened in the 1980s.”

Police said the 57-year-old was released on bail for further enquiries until February 18.

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