Three arrested after Littlehampton schoolboy, 12, knocked unconscious in attack

Three people have been arrested over an assault in Littlehampton that left a 12-year-old boy unconscious.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 12:56 pm

Sussex Police said two 13-year-old boys and a 12-year-old were arrested on Friday (March 12) in connection to last Monday's incident.

The 12-year-old victim was knocked unconscious and sustained facial injuries in the Duke Street Waitrose car park after being attacked on his way to school.

He was taken to hospital but was later discharged.


A 13-year-old boy has been released under investigation for further enquiries, while the other two boys have been released without further action.

PC Daniella Gardner of Worthing Response team said: “We would like to thank the people who came forward in response to our witness appeal and helped with this investigation, as well as those who shared the appeal.”