Library image: Westgate Towers Canterbury

Officers investigating a report of a sexual assault in Canterbury have made a second arrest.

An 18-year-old man from Canterbury was arrested on Thursday 22 July 2021 and was taken into custody.  

The arrest follows a report that at around 11pm on 9 July 2021, two men had been seen trying to lead a woman against her will into an alleyway near the Westgate Towers.

Members of the public intervened and came to the assistance of the woman.

Police attended and a short time later an 18-year-old man from Canterbury was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and released on bail pending further enquiries.

By Ed

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