Assault in Yeovil – Police appeal

On Thursday 27 October at around 4.45pm a woman was sexually assaulted on a footpath in Yeovil. The incident happened on a single-track footpath up the hill at the top of Newton Road and Ivel Court. Two men were walking along the path with the victim when she was sexually assaulted by one of them.

Avon & Somerset Police are now appealing for anyone who might have witnessed the assault to come forward. PC Claire Poole, explains: “We are treating this as an isolated incident and believe the parties are known to each other. We have arrested one man, aged 46, on suspicion of sexual assaultĀ and he has been released on police bail as the investigation continues. We continue to offer the victim all the support she needs following the incident.”

If you have any information, or saw anything suspicious, please call 101 and quote reference 5222258996.

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