POLICE arrested a man and a woman on suspicion of prostitution and blackmail after raiding a residential property.

Officers executed a search warrant at Cheviot Road in Worthing on October 30.

Inside, a 28-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of causing prostitution for gain, and blackmail.

The man was also arrested on suspicion of common assault.

Police say the duo were interviewed under caution after the raid, and have now been released, pending further investigation.