Published: July 3, 2012
Two men arrested following sexual assault in Burnham-On-Sea

Police have arrested two people following a sexual assault in Burnham-On-Sea last week.

Officers were called to Burnham's Frank Foley Parkway at 2.30pm on Thursday (June 28th) after a woman was attacked by an Asian man aged between 20 and 30 and of a stocky build.

The man approached her, engaged her into conversation and then sexually assaulted her.

A Burnham police spokesman confirmed to on Tuesday: "Two men have been arrested in relation to the sexual assault last week and are on police bail."

Police believe a second sexual assault which took place on the same day in Bridgwater could be linked.

The incident happened at 5.50pm in Chedzoy Lane, Bridgwater. The woman was approached by a man of similar description. In that incident the man asked the woman to get into his car. When declined, he grabbed her and sexually assaulted.

"Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. We never ask your name or trace your call."


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