Man arrested after child assaulted in Bognor Regis.


A MAN has been arrested after an incident involving a child in a Bognor Regis park.

Marius Sprainatis, 23, a factory worker, of Ockley Road, was arrested and charged with assault by beating after the incident involving a 12-year-old boy.

The alleged violence took place in Hotham Park yesterday (Wednesday, August 14) around 4pm.

The boy was unhurt and nothing was stolen. There was no suggestion of any attempt at abduction.

Sprainatis was released on police bail to appear at Worthing Magistrates’ Court on September 3.