Essex

Man bailed in University of Essex sex attack inquiry

A man has been released on bail after being questioned by police about a sex assault at the University of Essex.

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

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

A 22-year-old man from Colchester was arrested and has been bailed until 21 October.

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