Teenager arrested in connection with Foster Hill Road sexual assaults

Foster Hill Road Image Google Maps June 2021
Foster Hill Road. Image: Google Maps June 2021

Police said they have arrested a teenage boy in connection with a series of sexual offences which occurred on Foster Hill, Bedford.

Officers launched an investigation after receiving reports of three incidents, relating to an indecent exposure on 24 June and sexual assaults on 5 July in the area.

Read: Did you see sexual assaults on Foster Hill Road?

A teenage boy is now in police custody after being arrested yesterday (Thursday) on suspicion of sexual assault.

Detective Chief Inspector Michelle Lack from Bedfordshire Police said: “We understand members of the public have been concerned following reports of sexual assault in this area.

“Our specialist teams have been following several lines of enquiries since receiving these reports, which has led to yesterday’s arrest.

“As a force, we are doing all we can to tackle male violence against women and girls and make Bedfordshire a safer place.

“With a clear focus on bringing perpetrators to justice, we will leave no stone unturned in finding those responsible and holding them accountable for their actions.

“If you have been a victim of sexual offences, please remember it is never too late to report and we are here to listen and support.”

You can report any offences online or call police on 101.

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