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Arrest after women sexually assaulted in city park

Swanswell Park
Swanswell Park and Pool borders Stoney Stanton Road, White Street and Swanswell Street in Coventry

A 24-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating two sexual assaults at a Coventry park.

Two women, both 18, reported being attacked in separate late-night incidents at Swanswell Park and Pool on 21 and 27 January.

West Midlands Police said the man was detained on suspicion of sexual offences on Monday night and being held in custody for questioning.

The force added inquiries into the two attacks were ongoing.

The first woman reported she was approached about 00:40 GMT on 21 January and the second shortly before 01:00 GMT six days later.

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