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Man Arrested For Brighton Sexual Assault

Detectives investigating a late night sexual assault on a woman in Brighton city centre last Friday have arrested a man.

The woman in her twenties reported being followed from North Street into Meeting House Lane just after midnight.

She was sexually assaulted by a man who then ran off towards Brighton Square.

Following police enquiries, an 18-year-old man was arrested at a property in Brighton yesterday morning (Tuesday, Oct 12) on suspicion of sexual assault.

He is currently in custody for interview and further enquiries.

Anyone who was in the area of North Street and the Lanes late on Thursday night, into Friday morning, and saw any suspicious activity, is asked to contact the police either online or by calling 101, quoting Operation Fenton.

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