Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man held over car park sex attack on Isle of Wight

Sandown High Street Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman is thought to have go into a van on Sandown High Street

A man has been arrested following a serious sex assault on a teenager in a car park on the Isle of Wight.

Hampshire Constabulary said the 18-year-old victim got into a van in Sandown High Street on Friday and was driven to nearby Niton.

She was assaulted in a car park between 09:00 and 12:15 BST, the force said. A 35-year-old man is being questioned.

Anyone who saw a red van in Sandown or Old Blackgang Road, Niton, is urged to come forward.

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