Portsmouth man arrested over attacks

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POLICE have arrested a man in connection with two indecent assaults.

A 20-year-old woman was attacked in Fawcett Road, Southsea, by a man. She screamed and he ran off north along Fawcett Road just after midnight last Saturday.

About 50 minutes later a 19-year-old woman was indecently assaulted by a man on nearby Lawrence Road.

Police arrested a Portsmouth man, 39, who was questioned and bailed pending further inquiries until May 13.