Police Investigate Sex Attack In Newport Cemetery

A man, arrested on suspicion of rape after a woman was attacked in a graveyard on the Isle of Wight, has been bailed.

The 21-year-old from Ryde was held after police were called to Newport Cemetery about 2am on Thursday (8 May).

A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson said:
"Hampshire Constabulary received a report just before 2am yesterday morning that a 22-year-old woman had been sexually assaulted at the cemetery in Newport.
"Police are conducting enquiries.

"The 21-year-old man arrested has been bailed until 31 July, pending further enquiries."

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