Sleaford man arrested over sex assault

A man has been arrested over a sexual assault near a Lincolnshire pub.

A 51-year-old woman was attacked on Monday night at the rear of the Bull and Dog on Southgate in Sleaford.

Police said she was being interviewed by officers from Operation Emerald, which specialised in dealing with sexual offences.

A 24-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with the incident. An appeal for witnesses has also been made.

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