Man seriously injured in Butlin's bar incident

A man is being treated at hospital with serious injuries following an alleged assault at a bar in Butlin's, Bognor Regis.

Tuesday, 18th June 2019, 3:41 pm
"Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other relevant information is asked to contact Sussex Police online athttps://www.sussex.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/or by calling 101, quoting Operation Brockton."

Police are investigating the incident which occurred in a bar area of the holiday resort just before midnight on Friday (June 14).

During an altercation a 52-year-old man from Bedford was assaulted, leaving him with serious injuries, police have said.

The man is currently being treated at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

"Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other relevant information is asked to contact Sussex Police online athttps://www.sussex.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/or by calling 101, quoting Operation Brockton."

A 31-year-old man from Wandsworth, South London, was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and later bailed until July 13 pending further enquiries.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: "Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other relevant information is asked to contact Sussex Police online at https://www.sussex.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/ or by calling 101, quoting Operation Brockton.

"Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, either via its website www.crimestoppers-uk.org or by phoning 0800 555111."