POLICE closed off a bloodstained street after a man suffered a groin injury.

They are at the scene in New Road, Littlehampton, and have taped off part of a street.

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The incident, near the Lidl supermarket, is believed to have started at about 11.30am today. 

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Pictures taken in the area show an air ambulance helicopter circling above and blood on the pavement.

A spokeswoman for Sussex Police said: "Emergency services were called to New Road, Littlehampton to a report of man having suffered an injury to his groin.

"A man in his 40s was flown to the Royal Sussex Hospital in Brighton to be treated.

"His injuries are not considered to be life threatening and is not believed to be an assault.

"Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with his injury."

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