Man arrested after children approached in Bognor park

Police have arrested a man in connection with reports of someone approaching children in a park in Bognor this morning (Friday, 22).

Officers said the alarm was raised just before 11.30am, when a man was seen talking to children in West Park, Fish Lane, allegedly asking them to go with him.

Police attended and a 27-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of attempting to take a child so as to remove them from a person having lawful control.

He remained in custody as of this afternoon.

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