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Alleged sex assault in Southport's King's Gardens playground

Promenade, Southport Image copyright Google
Image caption King's Gardens is on the Promenade in Southport

Police are investigating a serious sexual assault in a playground in Merseyside.

A 21-year-old woman alleged she was attacked by a man in King's Gardens, Southport in the early hours of Sunday.

The alleged victim said she had met her attacker on a night out.

Merseyside Police said a 21-year-old man from Southport was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and has been released on bail.

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