Man arrested in connection with serious sexual assault in Lowestoft

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Police are appealing for information after a serious sexual assault in Lowestoft. Picture: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

A man has been arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault in Lowestoft. 

The incident happened at some point between 3pm and 4pm on Thursday, October 28. 

A 17-year-old girl and a man in his 20s, who are known to each other, had arranged to meet and were walking together along the footpath near Gunton Hall.

An allegation of sexual assault was subsequently reported to police and officers have been conducting enquiries.

The man was released on bail until Tuesday, November 23, pending further enquiries.

Officers are asking anyone who may have seen the pair in the vicinity of the woodland path at the time the incident occurred to come forward.

Anyone with information should contact Suffolk police, quoting crime reference number 37/60627/21, on either 101 or by emailing

Alternatively, people can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.