Arrest after three women sexually assaulted in Lewes

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Three 21-year-old women were sexually assaulted by a man in an alleyway off Cliffe High Street, Lewes.

The women were walking along Cliffe High Street just before midnight on Friday November 2 when they were approached by a man who asked if they were returning to their cars.

He walked off into an alleyway linking Cliffe High Street with a car park towards Phoenix Causeway and the women followed this route to pick up n arranged lift.

Whilst in the alleyway, outside a lingerie shop, the three women were sexually touched by the man.

A man has been arrested for sexual assault and bailed to December 19.

Anyone with witnessed the sexual assault is asked to contact police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.