POLICE are today (Tuesday, December 18) investigating an allegation of sexual assault in Fishbourne.
A message on the Chichester Police Facebook page said: “We currently have one person in custody in relation to this whilst the investigation continues.
“The area is cordoned off to preserve any evidence that may be at the scene.
“We ask that members of the public refrain from listening to rumours or hear say.”
Early reports suggest the alleged incident may have taken place on Fishbourne playing field.
Updates will be posted as more information is received.