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Thetford man arrested in connection with sexual assault on 16-year-old girl




Police have arrested a man in connection with a serious sexual assault on a 16-year-old girl in Thetford last week.

The incident happened at around 11.20pm, on June 3, in a grassed area off Canterbury Way, near to a path that runs along the river in the direction of London Road.

The victim was approached by an unknown man, before being sexually assaulted.

The incident happened on June 3, in a grassed area off Canterbury Way in Thetford. (47980734)
The incident happened on June 3, in a grassed area off Canterbury Way in Thetford. (47980734)

A 19-year-old man from Thetford was arrested yesterday in connection with the incident and was taken to Wymondham Police Investigation Centre for questioning, where he remains.

Police continue to appeal for anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or has any information concerning it, to contact Swaffham CID on 101 quoting Operation Hemisphere

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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