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Man arrested in connection with sexual assaults on women in Derby

Posted on 11th January 2017

We have arrested a man in connection with a series of sexual assaults on women in Derby.

The 32-year-old remains in custody and is being questioned.

We released an image of a man we wanted to speak to and we would like to thank everyone who responded to our appeal and contacted us.

As we initially reported on Friday, January 6 there have been a number of assaults on women, walking alone, since December 21 last year. 

These incidents have now grown in frequency over the past week. One of the recent assaults happened on Thursday, January 5 and then a further six on Friday, January 6.

All of the incidents involved the offender touching the women inappropriately, over their clothing, before running off.

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