Bexhill police investigating serious assault in town

Police at the footbridge, which has been cordoned off. Picture by Dan Jessup SUS-190903-111548001
Police at the footbridge, which has been cordoned off. Picture by Dan Jessup SUS-190903-111548001

Police have cordoned off a footbridge in Bexhill following reports of a serious assault in the town in the middle of the night.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said police received reports about the incident at 1.50am today (Saturday, March 9).

The footbridge in Station Road has been cordoned off, as well as the surrounding area, while officers investigate.

The police spokesman said officers were searching the footbridge as part of the investigation.

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