Man arrested after attempted sex attack near Beachy Head

A man has been arrested following an attempted sexual assault on a woman walking alone near Beachy Head.

The woman was on a footpath that leads from Birling Gap to Beachy Head, in Sussex, at 12:30 BST on Thursday.

She was approached by a man who forced her to the ground. When she struggled free and screamed the attacker ran off.

Police searched the area and 15 minutes after receiving the report arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of sexual assault.

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