Man arrested following attempted sexual assault by river in Queens Park

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**UPDATED 17 July 2019, 09:40**

Bedfordshire Police have this evening arrested a man after an attempted sexual assault in Queens Park, Bedford.

The incident took place at around 3pm today (16 July) near the river in the Queen’s Park area.

A man pulled his victim into some bushes before she was able to fight him off and escape.

A man in his 20s has been arrested in connection to the offence and remains in police custody.

If you have any information about this incident, or may have other information which can help with the investigation into the attack, please call detective inspector Martin Eaton on 101, quoting reference 249 of today.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Bedfordshire Police issued a change to the location
of the incident and we have made this change to the above story.