18-year-old man arrested in connection with sexual assault in York

North Yorkshire Police have arrested an 18-year-old man following an alleged ‘serious’ sexual assault on a woman in York.

The incident reportedly happened today (Thursday June 16), at Memorial Gardens near Leeman Road. He was reported to police at 4:41 a.m.

The suspect was arrested this afternoon and is currently being questioned in police custody.

The woman is receiving specialist support while the police investigation continues.

The place remains partially closed to the public.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and speak to the force control room.

If you prefer to remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12220103247 when providing details.

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