Man held after intruder sex assault in Brighton home

A man has been arrested after a woman was sexually assaulted by an intruder in her Brighton home.

The victim, in her 60s, woke at about 0600 BST on Wednesday to find a man in the bedroom of her Varndean Road flat.

She managed to escape the property and raise the alarm, but the man ran off towards London Road.

Sussex Police have arrested a 25-year-old man from north-west London on suspicion of attempted rape. He was later bailed pending further inquiries.

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