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Serious sexual assault - Exeter

Police are appealing for witnesses after it was reported that a woman was the victim of a serious sexual assault in Exeter town centre.

The incident happened on Friday 15 July at around 2am at the side of Exeter library near to Vaults nightclub.

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being involved in a sexual offence and has been bailed until 12th August.

Lead officer DC Michele Green said: “We are appealing for two specific witnesses who we believe were in the exact area following the reported incident.

“A male and a female were passing by when they approached a small group of people at the side of the library and asked for a lighter.

“This couple may have information which could prove vital to the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact police via our website here or by calling 101 quoting crime reference CR/062880/22.”

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