Stowmarket: Man charged with attempted sex assault

A man has been charged after a woman in her 20s reported she had been assaulted in a Stowmarket cemetery.

Luke Myers, aged 20 and of no fixed address, has been charged with assault with the intention of committing a sexual offence.

He has been detained in police custody to appear before South East Suffolk Magistrates Court tomorrow.

The incident happened at a cemetery in Bury Road at around 6am yesterday.

Police were contacted just after 6am by a member of the public reporting the woman had been attacked.

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It’s thought she had been walking through the cemetery when she was grabbed by a male and dragged into bushes there.

She screamed, alerting a member of the public, and fought back and the offender fled.

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