Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Sex attack in Houndwell Park investigated

Police are investigating a serious sexual assault in a park in the centre of Southampton.

A 20-year-old woman told police she was assaulted between 02:00 and 03:30 GMT on Tuesday in Houndwell Park.

It is thought the attacker was known to the victim. It is being treated as an isolated incident.

A 25-year-old man from Brighton has been arrested in connection with the attack and is currently being questioned by police.

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