Lancashire

Man held over Lytham St Annes care home sexual assault

New Thursby Nursing Home Image copyright Google
Image caption A male intruder was found in a room with a resident at New Thursby Nursing Home

A man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault at a care home.

A male intruder was found in a room with a resident at New Thursby Nursing Home in Lytham St Annes at about 05:00 BST on 4 August.

A 16-year-old boy from Blackpool was arrested on suspicion of rape and burglary before being released under investigation, Lancashire Police said.

An 18-year-old man from Lytham St Annes has now also been arrested on the same charges and remains in police custody.

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