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Police arrest three people in connection to a Worthing assault

News   •   Jul 24, 2019 15:03 BST

Three people have been arrested following an assault in Worthing.

A man was involved in an altercation in Thorn Road at the junction with Marine Parade with a group of young men around 1.20am on Wednesday (July 24).

The victim suffered head injuries after being hit with, what was believed to be, a bike lock and he was taken to hospital.

Officers conducted an area search and three men were detained.

A 25-year-old man from Bognor Regis, 22-year-old man from Worthing and a 16-year-old boy from Worthing were all arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent. The trio remain in custody and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the assault is asked to report online or call 101 quoting 129 of 24/07.

Author: Hannah Butt
REF: SXP55097/2019