Two arrested following serious assault in Bognor Regis

Police have arrested two men following reports of a serious assault on a man in Bognor Regis yesterday (Tuesday, July 20).

Thursday, 22nd July 2021, 9:30 am

Police were called to Chichester Road at 5pm yesterday after the incident. Two suspects had made off in a car, police have said.

A 40-year-old man has been left with serious injuries and remains in hospital following the attack.

Two men, both aged 20 and from Pagham, were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent. They remain in custody for questioning.

Police cordoned off Chichester Road, in Bognor Regis. Picture by Connor Gormley
Police cordoned off Chichester Road, in Bognor Regis. Picture by Connor Gormley

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: "The assault is being treated as isolated and enquiries continue to establish the circumstances of the incident.

"Anyone who witnessed what happened, or who has information that may assist with enquiries, is urged to report online or call 101, quoting 992 of 20/07."