York Man Arrested on Suspicion of Sexual Assault
7:26am 17th May 2013
(Updated 3:23pm 17th May 2013)
A 24 year old man's been arrested by police investigating an alleged sexual assault on a woman in her twenties in York.
Officers say the attack is said to have taken place in Exhibition Square in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Police say are questioning the man this afternoon as they work to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.
Searches and forensic examinations have been carried out by police at the scene during the day and officers say that the victim is receiving specialist support while enquiries continue.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for York CID.
If you wish to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111.
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