A man was seriously injured in an attack outside a church.

The 45-year-old man suffered serious head and facial injuries from the assault near St Mary’s Church, Church Street, Littlehampton.

Sussex Police said they believe the incident happened between the evening of March 13 and the early hours of March 14.

Witnesses or anyone with any information, CCTV or dashcam footage has been asked to contact Sussex Police online or call 101 quoting serial 353 of 14/03.