Teenager arrested as police investigate sex offence in York

Millennium Bridge in York. Photograph: YorkMix
4 Jan 2021 @ 12.16 pm
| Crime

Police are investigating reports of a sexual offence which occurred late on New Year’s Eve in York.

In the early hours of Friday (1 January), police received a report of a sexual offence that had occurred shortly before midnight, near Millennium Bridge.

A teenager was arrested in connection with the incident later the same day.

He has since been released on bail while police enquiries continue.

Anyone who has information which could assist the investigation, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference 12210000072 when passing information.