Man arrested after woman sexually assaulted in Portsmouth 

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A MAN has been arrested after a woman was sexually assaulted in Portsmouth. 

The 32-year-old from Waterlooville has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault, following a police appeal. 

The arrest comes after a woman was grabbed from behind in Cross Street, Portsea, at around 11pm on Sunday. 

Following the arrest police have thanked those who shared their appeal from yesterday. 

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Portsmouth Police tweeted: ‘You might remember an appeal we issued yesterday about a sexual assault in Cross Street, Portsmouth, on March 3.

Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

‘Last night we arrested a 32-year-old man, from Waterlooville, on sus of sexual assault. Thanks to everyone who helped to share our appeal.’ 

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