Essex

Arrest over University of Essex sex attack

A man has been arrested by police investigating a sexual assault at the University of Essex.

An 18-year-old woman was attacked on 7 October after leaving a campus nightclub and walking on a path at the back of a lecture theatre.

Security patrols were stepped up in the area and undergrowth near pathways on the campus cleared.

A 22-year- old man from the Colchester area is being questioned in connection with the incident, police said.

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