Martlesham: Man Arrested After Teen Sexually Assaulted

A man arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a teenage girl near Suffolk Police Headquarters in Martlesham has been released on bail.

Police were contacted at around 5pm on Friday 6 March with a report that the girl had been assaulted whilst walking in an area off Portal Avenue in Martlesham.  

It allegedly happened at around 2am on Friday 6 March, when the victim was walking with a man whom had engaged in conversation with her.

They walked along the path in the wooded area next to the road and he sexually assaulted her.  

A 39-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault on Sunday evening. He has been released on bail until Friday 13 March pending further enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101 quoting WO/15/416.

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