Man, 56, arrested in Soham after attempted sexual assault

Man arrested in connection with an attempted sexual assault in High Street, Soham yesterday (Aug 1).

Man arrested in connection with an attempted sexual assault in High Street, Soham yesterday (Aug 1). Picture: GOOGLE EARTH - Credit: Archant

A man has been arrested in connection with an attempted sexual assault in Soham.

The 56-year-old was arrested in Ely yesterday afternoon (Aug 1) at 4.15pm following the incident on Soham High Street.

He was arrested on suspicion of two counts of sexual assault on a woman - one relating to yesterday, the other June 28.

He is still in custody at Parkside Police Station this morning (Aug 2).

A post on Policing East Cambridgeshire Facebook page read: "We would like to reassure the residents of Soham that the suspect has been located and arrested and is currently in Parkside custody awaiting an interview."