Update – arrest in connection with reported sexual assault in Bournemouth

17 February 2020
A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault in Bournemouth.

It was reported that at around 8.30pm on Tuesday 28 January 2020 a 22-year-old man was sitting on a bench in the East Cliff area by the Red Arrows memorial when he was approached by a man who sat next to him and allegedly touched him inappropriately over his clothing.

Following enquiries by officers, a 67-year-old man from Bournemouth has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault. He has been released under investigation as enquiries continue.
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