A man is reported to have indecently exposed himself to a 13-year-old girl opposite a church.

The incident took place near the Littlehampton United Church in High Street, Littlehampton, on the morning of Tuesday, March 9.

A man from Littlehampton has been arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Sussex Police believe a woman witnessed what happened and are now trying to track her down as they look to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A force spokesman said: "Police are keen to speak to the woman passerby who may have witnessed the incident.

"She is believed to have been walking along the High Street, near the church, in the direction of the town centre at the time of the incident - about 8.15am.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is urged to contact police by reporting online or by calling 101, quoting reference 250 of 09/03/21.

"Alternatively they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously via their website or on 0800 555111."