Stoke & Staffordshire

Arrest after serious sex assault in Stoke-on-Trent

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault in Stoke-on-Trent.

A woman aged 20 was assaulted off Black Horse Lane, Hanley, at about 0200 BST on Tuesday.

The arrested man, from Crewe, has been taken to Staffordshire Police's Northern Area Custody Facility in Etruria to be questioned.

The woman is being supported by specially-trained officers. Detectives at Hanley have been investigating.

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