Bicester sexual assault: man arrested

A man has been arrested after a 21-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Oxfordshire.

The assault took place as she was walking home near Market Square, Bicester, at about 02:30 BST on Friday.

Det Sgt Roger Lamboll of Thames Valley Police said: "Officers responded very quickly to calls about the incident and made an arrest close to the scene."

The 29-year-old man remains in police custody.

Det Sgt Roger Lamboll added: "This is obviously a very distressing incident for the victim and she is being looked after by specially trained officers.

"There is a scene watch in place which may cause some concern in the local community but I would ask that any witnesses to this incident contact police."

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