York & North Yorkshire

Man attacked in Skipton nightclub toilet sex attack

Strata nightclub Image copyright Alexander P Knapp
Image caption Police want to speak to clubbers who were at Strata in Skipton on 13 July

A man has been subjected to a serious sexual attack in the toilets of a North Yorkshire nightclub.

The 30-year-old victim was assaulted in a male toilet cubicle at the Strata nightclub in Skipton on 13 July.

North Yorkshire Police believe people may have taken photos or video footage shortly after the assault at 03:00 BST.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Officers are asking people to come forward as a matter of urgency and particularly want to speak to a man who alerted door staff to the incident.

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