Man remains in custody following Bury St Edmunds sexual assault

Shakers Lane, Bury St Edmunds.

Shakers Lane, Bury St Edmunds. - Credit: Gregg Brown

A 21-year-old man arrested following the sexual assault of a woman in Bury St Edmunds remains in custody.

He was arrested after a 25-year-old woman reported being assaulted in a wooded area off Shakers Lane around 10.30pm on Monday.

She suffered a fractured wrist during the attack.

The man, from Bury St Edmunds, was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault yesterday afternoon, and has now had his time in custody extended by a police superintendent, giving detectives a further 12 hours to question him.

He is currently being interviewed at Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre.


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Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to call 101 and quote CAD 466 of May 11. Calls can also be made anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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