Police section hotel guest after mental health episode

Police have sectioned a guest at a hotel suffering from mental health problems.

Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 1:55 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 3:30 am
Police outside the Chatsworth Hotel in The Steyne, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Several police cars were seen outside the Chatsworth Hotel in The Steyne, Worthing, this morning.

A Sussex Police spokesman said they were called there at 9.12am today 'as there was a concern for the welfare of a man who was staying at the hotel'.

They added: "Officers detained the man for assessment for a specialist mental assessment under the mental health act and he has been taken to a place of safety."

Police outside the Chatsworth Hotel in The Steyne, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell
Police outside the Chatsworth Hotel in The Steyne, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell