Man arrested in connection with Durlston sexual assault

Dorset Police say that detectives investigating a reported sexual assault in Durlston Country Park in Swanage, have arrested a man.

A woman aged in her 20s reported to the police that she was sexually assaulted while she was camping overnight at a small cove in the park with a group of other people.

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The incident is reported to have occurred during the night of Wednesday 15th July 2020 into the morning of Thursday 16th July 2020.

Police issued a picture of a man that officers wished to speak on Friday 17th July 2020.

“Assisting officers with their enquiries”

Dorset Police said:

“A 20-year-old man from Poole has subsequently been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and is assisting officers with their enquiries.”

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