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Young woman sexually assaulted on London Road in Southampton
2:32pm Tuesday 2nd July 2013 in News
DETECTIVES were today questioning three men have who were arrested after a 19-year-old woman reported being sexually assaulted in Southampton.
The incident took place at around 11.45pm last night in London Road.
Two of the men are aged 21 and the third is aged 22.
Detective Inspector Charles Rimmer said: "All allegations of sexual assault are taken very seriously and I would like to reassure the public that we are carrying out a thorough investigation.
"I understand that incidents of this nature can cause people to worry about their safety, but at the moment we are treating this as an isolated incident.
"I would advise people to take the usual precautions with their personal security such as planning their journey home in advance, sticking with their friends and drinking sensibly while on a night out."
The area around the scene of the incident near to the HSBC bank was this morning taped off while police stood guard.
Anyone who saw anything suspicious or has any information should contact police on 101 or call the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
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