BREAKING NEWS: Man arrested on suspicion of sexual assault in Northampton churchyard

A 53-year-old man from Northampton has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in St Giles churchyard.

Wednesday, 10th May 2017, 3:34 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th May 2017, 4:51 pm
The scene at St Giles churchyard yesterday morning.

Detectives launched an investigation following reports of the assault at around 8.30pm on Monday, May 8.

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Police taped off the entrances to the churchyard at St Giles Church yesterday morning.

A force spokeswoman has now confirmed that a man was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault yesterday and remains in custody.