Witness appeal after alleged sexual assault in Exmouth

PUBLISHED: 17:27 11 November 2013 | UPDATED: 17:27 11 November 2013

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted in Exmouth at the weekend.

The alleged incident happened outside the Q Club in Manchester Street in the early hours of Sunday, November 10.

Police say a man approached a 20-year-old woman from Exeter who was stood outside the nightclub and sexually assaulted her.

The suspect is described as a stocky Asian man, and was said to be wearing a grey hooded top.

Police say they would like to hear from anyone who has any information about this incident.

A 22-year-old man from Oxford has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and has been released on police bail until 3 January 2014 at Heavitree Road police station, Exeter, pending further enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has any other information that could assist the investigation is asked to call the police non-emergency number 101 quoting reference KE/13/2684, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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