Woman sexually assaulted in Ormskirk alleyway

A 21-year-old woman was sexually assaulted after a night out in west Lancashire, police have said.

The woman was attacked in an alleyway off Moor Street, Ormskirk, between 0215 and 0300 BST on Saturday.

A 22-year-old man, from the Merseyside area, has been arrested in connection with the attack and released on bail pending further inquiries.

Det Sgt John Entwisle urged anyone with any information to contact Lancashire Police or Crimestoppers anonymously.

"We are still trying to establish the circumstances around exactly what has happened," he said.

"I would appeal to anyone who may have been in the area at the time to think back to see if they saw anything that could help us with our inquiries."

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