Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man arrested after woman attacked in Southampton

A man has been arrested after a woman was attacked while walking home in Southampton.

The 21-year-old woman was walking along The Avenue, near the Cowherds Pub, when she was approached by a man who grabbed her.

Following a short struggle, the man ran off. The woman was shaken but not hurt and contacted the police.

Police said a 40-year-old local man was being questioned over the attempted assault.

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