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Man arrested as police in York investigate serious sexual assault

Police have arrested a wanted man from Harrogate.
Police have arrested a wanted man from Harrogate.

A man is being held in police custody as officers investigate reports of a serious sexual assault in York.

The assault was reported to have taken place overnight in the Bootham area of the city.

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A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Police are investigating a serious sexual assault in the Bootham area of York overnight between Sunday, April 22 and Monday, April 23.

"A 31 year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody for questioning."

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