Police launch investigation after ‘serious’ sexual assault

PUBLISHED: 09:21 13 April 2017 | UPDATED: 09:21 13 April 2017

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A man has been arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault on a woman in her 30s.

The incident happened at a property in Abingdon Street in Burnham-on-Sea in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Constabulary said: “A 48-year-old man was arrested in connection with this incident and he’s been released under investigation.

“The victim is being given access to any help and support she needs and our enquiries are continuing.”


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