Man arrested following sexual assault in Weston Favell

Witnesses are being sought after a woman was sexually assaulted as she walked along a footpath which runs behind Weston Favell Police Station.

The incident happened between 5am and 5.20am today (Tuesday, July 12), on the footpath, which leads to Billing Brook Road, when a man inappropriately touched the woman.

The offender is described as black in his early to mid-20s, about 5ft 1in, of a slim build with short, nearly shaven black hair. He was wearing cream/ brown coloured trousers and a dark coloured top.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have been approached in a similar manner or may have seen a man matching the description acting suspiciously in the area between the stated times.

Anyone who may have any information which could assist with the investigation is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Incident number: 22000400048

*A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with this incident and remains in police custody.

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