A MAN has been arrested and questioned by police over an alleged sexual assault in Bidford that took place sometime after midnight on Monday night.
The assault, which took place in the centre of the village, was reported to police at 7.20am on Tuesday.
Following questioning, the man was released on police bail, pending further enquiries.
Detective Constable Bruce Irving said: “The investigation is in the early stages and interviews will continue today to help establish what has occurred.
“Our priority in the early investigation of sexual offences is to protect the identity of both the alleged victim and the alleged perpetrator until we can establish exactly what has happened.
“We hope the police commitment to the investigation will reassure the people of Bidford, and we are grateful for their continued help and support.”
In the meantime, police are appealing for any witnesses who saw or heard any unusual activity in Bidford between midnight and 7.30am on Tuesday 13th August to contact DC Irving on 01926 415000 ext 4203.
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