Basingstoke: Woman Reports Serious Sexual Assault

21 October 2013, 13:02 | Updated: 21 October 2013, 13:10

A woman has reported being seriously sexually assaulted in Basingstoke town centre.

The 20-year-old woman has told officers the attack happened in the Feathers Lane / Red Lion Lane area at about 1am this morning (Monday 21 October).

Detective Constable Rod Kenny said: “Were you in town on Sunday night into Monday morning? Did you see anything suspicious?

“I would encourage anyone with any information which may assist this investigation to contact me as soon as possible.”

A 37-year-old man from Basingstoke has been arrested in connection with this incident and is currently in police custody.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Det Con Kenny at Basingstoke CID on 101 or call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.