Man arrested after sex attack on young woman in Ilkeston park

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A man has been arrested and released on bail pending further enquiries after a woman was sexually assaulted in an Ilkeston park close to a school, police said today.

The 21-year-old woman was walking through Chaucer Park, close to the underpass beneath Chalons Way, at about 3.15pm on Friday, July 3.

She was grabbed by a man and sexually assaulted but managed to kick out at the offender and run away.

Police are still investigating the attack and witnesses or anyone with information which could help the investigation should call officers on 101 or Crimestoppers on 080 555 111.