Gloucestershire

Gloucester man arrested after Abbeymead sex attack

A man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault in Gloucester.

Police said a 20-year-old woman, who was walking on grassland near the clock tower building in Abbeymead, was attacked after 23:00 BST on Wednesday.

Officers said they had carried out "extensive inquiries" and the woman was being offered support.

Gloucestershire Police said a 48-year-old man, from the city, had been arrested on suspicion of rape and was being questioned.

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