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Man arrested after takeaway fire in Sussex

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life after a fire at a Chinese takeaway in Bognor Regis. More than twenty-five firefighters were called to the scene at around 4.15am this morning to deal with the blaze at the business on Station Road in the town.

There are no reports of any injuries. The Sussex Police investigation continues.


Elderly cyclist in hospital after crash

An 83-year-old cyclist has serious head injuries following a collision with a car outside Butlins in West Sussex.

The incident happened at 4.15pm on Saturday, August 17 on the Upper Bognor Road in Bognor Regis.

The cyclist was taken to St Richards Hospital in Chichester where he is in a critical condition.

Police are asking for anyone with information to contact them on 101 quoting Operation Hickling.

Police are trying to identify body found off Bognor

Sussex police are trying to identify the body of a woman pulled from the sea a mile off Bognor on Monday 12 August at 4pm.

The woman's push bike with a basket on the front was found at the entrance to the alleyway by Aldwick Hundred, Craigwell Lane. It was locked to a post and a bag and coat were found at the other end of the alleyway by the beach.

The woman is described as a white, 5' 5', 13 stone, of large build, with long wavy dyed brown hair. She had a gold silver ribbon tied to her right wrist and wore a black wrist wallet.

Her death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.

Cordon lifted after Bognor fire


Victim had part of her nose bitten off

A woman has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm after allegedly biting a part of her victims nose off.

The incident happened at Butlins in Bognor Regis on Sunday. Tina Love, 27, has been charged and bailed to appear at Worthing Magistrates' Court on 27th August.

The 47-year-old victim was taken to St Richards hospital in Chichester where efforts were made to replace the piece of her nose.

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