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Man arrested on suspicion of sexual assault in Swanage

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Dorset Police issued an image appeal yesterday (17th July) after a woman reported that she was sexually assaulted in Durlston Country Park in Swanage.

The woman, who is in her 20s, was camping at a small cove in the park alongside a group of other people. She reported that she was sexually assaulted during the night of 15th July.

In an update from Dorset Police, a spokesperson said:

A 20-year-old man from Poole has subsequently been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and is assisting officers with their enquiries.

Dorset Police

The concerning news comes alongside information stating that Dorset is one of the safest places to live in the country.

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