A Selsey man has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to incite or cause a child to engage in sexual activity, according to Sussex Police.
Police said officers attended an address in Selsey at 1am yesterday (Wednesday, June 26).
A spokesperson said: "Officers arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of online attempting to incite or cause a child to engage in sexual activity.
"After being interviewed he was was released on bail until July 18 while enquiries continue.
"There are no safeguarding issues for any local people."