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Witnesses sought after boy is punched and kicked in town

A 12-YEAR-OLD boy needed hospital treatment after he was punched to the ground in Bognor Regis town centre.


Police are investigating the attack in which the boy was kicked as he laid on the ground off Queensway in broad daylight.


He sustained cuts and bruises and was taken by ambulance to hospital for medical checks.


A Sussex Police spokesman said yesterday: “The attack happened shortly after 2.30pm on Sunday (July 23) at the rear of Morrisons supermarket, close to the entrance to the multi-storey car park.


“The suspect is described as a white man in his 50s, 5ft 7ins tall, of average build with short, greying hair and a beard.


“He was wearing a navy blue short-sleeved T-shirt with a patterned front, grey or blue shorts and possibly flip-flops on his feet. Officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw what happened, who noticed the man or may know who he is.”


They are asked to email:, report details online at or phone 101, quoting serial 787 of 23/07.

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