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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted rape at Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds released on bail



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Police investigating a serious sexual assault at Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds have released a man on bail.

The victim, in her 40s, had arranged to meet a man for the first time on Sunday.

Whilst in the park the man sexually assaulted her at some point between 7pm and 8pm.

The incident was at Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds
The incident was at Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds

Yesterday police arrested a man, in his 40s, in the London area on suspicion of attempted rape.

He has been released on bail until June 24 pending further inquiries.

Detectives are still keen to hear from any witnesses who were in the Nowton Park area and may have seen anything that may help the investigation.

Officers are also still keen to speak to a woman with shoulder length blonde hair who was walking her spaniel – white with a brown shoulder patch - in the area and may have seen the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the West Safeguarding Investigation Unit, quoting reference 37/33064/22.