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Police appeal after woman sexually assaulted in Accrington bar
2:21pm Thursday 5th June 2014 in News
POLICE in Accrington are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in the town last month.
On Sunday May 25th, a 20-year-old woman was on a night out in the Voodoo Lounge, on Willow Street, when she was was escorted into the bar’s cloakroom by a man at the rear of the bar, situated behind the DJ booth.
She was sexually assaulted whilst inside.
DC Ryan Waddington from Blackburn CID said: “We are appealing for anyone who was in the club that night to get in touch with any information they have, in particular anyone who may have seen a man and a woman going into the cloak room at around 3am.”
Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log number 282 of 25 May. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
A 28-year-old man from Great Harwood was arrested on 25 May on suspicion of sexual assault and has been bailed until Thursday 26 June 2014.
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