Serious Sexual Assault at Bluewater

20 April 2016, 11:39

A woman was seriously sexually assaulted in the car park of a Kent Shopping centre


Kent Police are investigatiing reports of a serious sexual assault in the car park at Bluewater

The woman in her 20's was allegedly assaulted - as she waited for a bus home - on Sunday March 6th.  Its thought she was attacked between 630 and 9pm

11 people have been arrested and bailed pending further inquiries because the centre near Dartford have a vast security network in place.

A spokesman for Bluewater, which is the fourth largest shopping centre in the UK, said: ``Kent Police is investigating an incident that took place in a Bluewater car park on March 6.

``From day one this has been a police matter and therefore we can't and don't comment on an ongoing investigation.

``The safety and well-being of our staff and guests is our highest priority. Bluewater's security procedures are regularly reviewed and tested, and we have a 24-hour security team and dedicated on-site Kent Police officers.

``As well as extensive CCTV across the whole of Bluewater, our car parks are patrolled and we have security vehicles that provide a further visible presence.''