Scene watch in place after Bicester sexual assault

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted in Bicester in the early hours of this morning, Friday.

Police were called to Market Square following a report that a woman had been assaulted at around 2.30am.

The victim, a 21-year-old woman, was walking home when she was attacked.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested and is in custody.

Det Sgt Roger Lamboll said: “Officers responded very quickly to calls about the incident and made an arrest close to the scene.

“This is obviously a very distressing incident for the victim and she is being looked after by specially trained officers. “There is a scene watch in place which may cause some concern in the local community but I would ask that any witnesses to this incident contact police.”

Anyone with any information should contact Thames Valley Police via 101.

Details can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.