A man has been arrested after teenage girls reported being approached and in one case touched by the driver of a blue car.

Following the incidents in Brighton a 24-year-old man from Hove was arrested on suspicion of the sexual assault of a female in Tongdean Lane on August 6 and using using threatening, abusive, insulting words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress in Ladies Mile Road on August 5.

He was bailed until August 24.

Anyone who witnessed these incidents or who has any information about them is asked to contact police by emailing 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 1484 of 06/08. Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."