September 20, 2014
Burnham man arrested in police investigation into sexual assault

A Burnham-On-Sea man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a teenage girl in a field on the night of an event in Pilton.

Police have confirmed this week that a 24-year-old Burnham man was arrested on September 5th at the Pilton Party and is also alleged to have been in possession of Class A drugs.

Emergency services were called at about 9.30pm, following reports of a sexual assault near the site.

A 16-year-old had approached security staff and made the allegation as the man was being detained by security on suspicion of drug possession.

The arrested man has been bailed until November while police enquiries into the incident continue.


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