Hereford & Worcester

Man arrested over sexual assault in Worcester

A man has been arrested over the sexual assault of a woman in Worcester.

The woman was attacked close to Quay Street between 2130 and 2230 BST on Tuesday and an arrest was made shortly after. A man remains in police custody.

Another woman was sexually assaulted in a field off Red Hill Lane, Worcester, between 0145 BST and 0245 BST.

West Mercia Police said sexual assaults were rare in south Worcestershire and it was not treating the attacks as related.

The scenes have been cordoned off for forensic investigations. Anyone with information is asked to contact West Mercia Police or Crimestoppers.

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