A man has been charged with sexual assault after allegedly touching six teenage girls whilst they were at a concert.

Police were called to a gathering in Steyning Road, Steyning, on June 4 this year where a man had been detained by security.

Six teenage girls reported being touched inappropriately while in a crowd watching live music.

Dovydas Lagoda, 28, of Clyde Street in Sheerness, Kent, was arrested and charged with six counts of sexual assault.

He has been released under investigation and will appear at Crawley Magistrates Court on January 2, 2024.

The teenagers will continue to receive support from specialist officers throughout the court proceedings.

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Detective Constable Hannah Elmer said: “Thanks to the quick thinking of these six teenagers, and the swift actions of security at the event, we were able to arrest a suspect and bring these charges.

“All six of these victims will receive the full support of Sussex Police and our specialist partners for the duration of the court process and beyond.

“If you are a victim of sexual offences, please report to police online or via 101, or call 999 in an emergency.”