Update – reported serious sexual assault in Weymouth

21 May 2019
A 16-year-old boy arrested in connection with a reported serious sexual assault in Weymouth town centre has been released on police bail.

The incident was reported to have occurred outside an address in Frederick Place at around 4.30am on Saturday 18 May 2019, with the victim an 18-year-old local woman.

A full investigation was launched by detectives and a 16-year-old boy from Poole was arrested on suspicion of attempted rape. He has been released on police bail while enquiries continue.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for any witnesses, or anyone with information, who have not already spoken to police to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190074677. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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