Woman Attacked - Man Arrested

7 March 2011, 17:57 | Updated: 9 March 2011, 15:53

A woman says she was attacked after a man followed her home.

It happened in the Melville Road area of Ipswich in the early hours of Saturday 5 March.

Police got a call just after 7am from a member of the public who reported that they were with a lady in a distressed state.

The woman said she had gone out to walk a friend’s dog around 3am Saturday morning and while she was out she noticed a man and he followed her.

When she got home he put his foot in the door and forced his way into the house. He then attacked her before leaving.

A 24 year old man from Ipswich, was arrested in Woodbridge on Monday afternoon and is being questioned by police.