Arrest over Poulton sex attack

The incident is alleged to have happened in Blackpool Old Road

Image: Google
The incident is alleged to have happened in Blackpool Old Road Image: Google

A man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault after a woman was attacked in a Poulton street

Police were called around 4.10am on Saturday following reports a 30-year-old woman had been assaulted in Blackpool Old Road.

The woman, from the Blackpool area, is being supported by specially trained officers.

Following enquiries a 42-year-old man from Knott End was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference WD1703334.