Park sex assault suspect released on bail

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A MAN arrested on susipcion of a sexual assault in Scott Park on Tuesday has been released on bail.

The 18-year-old man from Burnley was arrested in the early hours of Tuesday morning by police after a local woman made a complaint.

He has now been released on police bail to return to Burnley Police Station on August 28th.

Police stressed that the incident is not linked to a separate police investigation into a death in nearby Albion Terrace on the same day.