Man arrested twice in one day after fleeing police custody

A man who fled police custody after being arrested this morning has been re-arrested following a helicopter search.

Thursday, 16th February 2017, 6:25 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 9:30 am
The man was re-arrested following a search. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

The 26-year-old man was arrested about 9.45am today in Goring for not sticking to his bail conditions, a spokesperson for Sussex Police said.

Upon arriving at custody he felt unwell and was taken to Worthing Hospital.

However while receiving treatment he absconded from the hospital and was been arrested nearby about 5.30pmm, the spokesperson added.

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