PICTURES: Travellers remain in Littlehampton

Travellers camped in Littlehampton. Photo by Eddie Mitchell SUS-161126-120527001
Travellers camped in Littlehampton. Photo by Eddie Mitchell SUS-161126-120527001

Travellers with 27 caravans remain camped at a car park in Littlehampton this morning (Saturday).

Sussex Police were first contacted on Wednesday evening with reports that travellers had moved into the car park on Banjo Road, near Littlehampton’s seafront.

Travellers camped in Littlehampton. Photo by Eddie Mitchell SUS-161126-120516001

Travellers camped in Littlehampton. Photo by Eddie Mitchell SUS-161126-120516001

Speaking on Friday, a spokesperson for West Sussex County Council said: “There are 27 caravans in the car park.

“They arrived yesterday after being evicted from a car park in Shoreham . We will be attending court on Wednesday to obtain an order to remove them from the site.”

A police spokesperson said on Friday that no criminal damage or other crimes had been reported on the site.

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