Gloucestershire

Man arrested after woman attacked in Cheltenham town centre

A woman has been attacked and threatened with rape in Cheltenham.

Gloucestershire Police were called to the High Street at about 06.30 BST by a woman in her 30s who was grabbed by a man as she left Bentley's Bar.

She was pushed against a wall, kissed and threatened with rape, but managed to get away. It is believed the man also approached another woman.

A 37-year-old man from Frome has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and is in police custody.

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