UPDATE: Man arrested in sexual assault investigation

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Police investigating a sexual assault in Scarborough in the early hours of Sunday, have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the incident.

The man remains in police custody for questioning.

The police cordon which was in place at King Street Car Park has now been lifted.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Officers would like to thank the public for their patience during this time.

“Detectives are still appealing to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area of King Street Car Park between 2.40am and 3.20am on Sunday 9 March 2014, to contact them with information.

“Anybody with information that can help the investigation is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 1 – and pass information to the Force Control Room.

“If you prefer not to give your name, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

“Please quote reference number NYP-09032014-0206 when passing information about this incident.”