Police investigating serious sex attack in Exmouth arrest man

Pictures of the scene that has been cordoned off by police, investigation a serious sexual assault.

Pictures of the scene that has been cordoned off by police, investigation a serious sexual assault. Picture: Daniel Wilkins - Credit: Archant

A 22-year-old man, arrested following reports of a serious sexual assault in Exmouth yesterday (Saturday, September 21), has been released pending further investigations.

Pictures of the scene that has been cordoned off by police, investigation a serious sexual assault.

Pictures of the scene that has been cordoned off by police, investigation a serious sexual assault. Picture: Daniel Wilkins - Credit: Archant

Devon and Cornwall Police have confirmed that the man was taken into custody on suspicion of a serious sexual assault on a 23-year-old local woman.

Force incident manager John Shuttleworth said the alleged incident took place in the Parade/Rolle Street area of the town.

Officers were called at 3.44am and alleyways leading to a car park were cordoned off.

If you have any information on what happened please call police on 101 quoting the crime reference 150 for September 21.


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Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111, or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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