Update: Men bailed after Barnstaple sexual assault


- Credit: Archant

A 30-year-old Ilfracombe man and 36-year-old Barnstaple man were arrested following the incident on Castle Mound.

A 30-year-old man from Ilfracombe and a 36-year-old man from Barnstaple have been bailed by police following an alleged sexual assault in Barnstaple.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 37-year-old local woman was sexually assaulted on Wednesday, June 5 on Castle Mound.

The incident is alleged to have taken place between 7.30pm and 8.30pm.

The two men were arrested after the incident and bailed until September 19.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward, particularly a young man and woman who may have been spoken to by the offender.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Police on 101, quoting reference CB/13/1612.

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