A WOMAN has been arrested after a boy was sexually assaulted in Southampton's Primark.

Police say the 29-year-old suspect, from the city, was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault following an incident in the store on Above Bar Street.

She was questioned by officers and has since been released under investigation.

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It comes after the 13-year-old boy was approached by a woman in Primark, who sexually assaulted him over his clothing. She then winked at him before walking away.

The incident happened on February 25 at around 1.45pm.

Hampshire Constabulary says the investigation is ongoing.