Seaford man arrested on suspicion of rape

A 49-year-old from Seaford has been arrested on suspicion of rape following an incident in a Brighton public toilet.

A woman, 49, was sleeping in the Pavilion Garden disabled toilet when she was attacked at about 9am on Sunday March 23.

Detective Sergeant Cheryl Lewendon, from Brighton CID, said, “We believe there were a number of people in the vicinity of the toilets around that time and we would like to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious or has any other information about it.

“You can call Sussex Police on 101, email or speak to one of the local officers or PCSOs in the area. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting serial 323 of 27/03.”

The Seaford man was arrested on Saturday March 29 and bailed until May 28.