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Andover man arrested in sexual assault investigation

Police investigating the allegation of sexual assault on an 18-year-old woman on River Way in Andover have arrested a 21-year old man.

The alleged assault took place between midnight and 1am on Saturday 18 March as the 18-year-old woman walked along River Way.

Detectives have arrested a man from Andover on suspicion of sexual assault.

He has been released on police bail until Friday 12 May, pending further enquiries.

Detectives are continuing to appeal to identify an unknown woman who came to the aid of the victim during the incident.

If you have information, please call 101 quoting 44170101231.

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David Harber

David Harber is the founder and Managing Director of Love Andover, including the Love Andover Observer newspaper and 95.9FM Andover Radio. He is a fellow at the Royal Society of Arts and a card carrying member of the Nation Union of Journalists.