Wanted man arrested over serious sexual assault after triggering police camera alert

PUBLISHED: 10:03 21 March 2019 | UPDATED: 11:15 21 March 2019

A man was arrested by Breckland police. Photo: Breckland police

A man was arrested by Breckland police. Photo: Breckland police


A man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault after officers were alerted to his whereabouts when he drove past a police camera.

Breckland police responded to the incident in the early hours of Thursday morning.

They said a vehicle drove past a police camera at Swaffham just before 2.45am.

They said the driver was wanted in connection with a “serious sexual assault” on Wednesday and was found in Dereham just after 3am.

He was arrested and taken to Wymondham police investigation centre.

The car has been seized for “forensic opportunities”.

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