A man has been arrested following public appeals for information about two assaults in the Deepdale area of Preston last month.
Between 10.10pm and 10.15pm on November 27, a 16-year-old girl was walking on Meadow Street when she was approached by a man close to the Catherine Beckett Community Centre. She was sexually assaulted.
At shortly after 10pm on the same night, police received a reports a 19-year-old woman had been approached and pushed to the ground on the car park of Home Bargains on Deepdale Road. She managed to run off.
A 19 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and is currently in police custody.
Thank you to everyone who shared our appeals.