Updated: Woman sexually assaulted in alleyway


A man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault in an alleway in Luton on Valentine’s Day.

The 24-year-old woman was walking to work at about 5am in Bute Street from the railway station.

As she walked towards The Mall she was approached by a man who pushed her into an alleyway and touched her inappropriately over her clothing.

She screamed for help and a member of the public intervened before the offender fled towards Silver Street.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested and released on police bail pending further enquiries.

He is due to return to Luton Police Station on March 3.

Call Det Con Colin Knight in confidence on 01582 394069 or 101 with information.