A staff member was assaulted during a school taster day.

Police were called to Bexhill College in the town's Penland Road after a report of an assault on a staff member yesterday morning when children were visiting the site ahead of choosing their college.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in custody at this time.

Officers stayed at the scene into the afternoon and are working with the college to engage with the young people impacted.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: "A 51-year-old man sustained an injury and has been receiving first aid medical treatment.

"We believe this was an isolated incident that did not pose a threat to the wider community."

Sussex Police have been contacted for comment.