Man arrested over York sex assault on teenager


A man has been arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault on a teenager in York.

North Yorkshire Police said the 18-year-old victim was in the Coney Street area of the city on Wednesday when she was attacked between 0200 and 0420 GMT.

Det Insp Steve Smith said the woman had been left very upset and shocked by the ordeal.

A 28-year-old man from the York area has been arrested and remains in police custody, a spokeswoman said.

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