Police have arrested a 40-year-old man in connection with an indecent assault in Houghton Regis in Bedfordshire.
A man forced his way into a property in the Drury Lane area of the town early on Friday morning (18 March), and attacked the 80-year-old woman who lives there.
The officer in charge of the investigation, Detective Constable Colin Knight, says he is still keen to speak to anyone with information on the incident who has not yet contacted police.
DC Knight said: “Although a man has been arrested in connection with this incident I would remind members of the public that this is still an ongoing investigation and I would urge anyone who believes that they have the slightest piece of information relating to this inquiry to contact the police.”
Police in Houghton Regis in Bedfordshire are asking the public to help find a man who assaulted an 80-year-old woman during the early hours of this morning, March the 18th.
At about 1.15am the victim heard a knock at the door of her home in the Drury Lane area of the town. She asked who was there, and a man asked if she was alright. The woman opened the door, and the man barged in then indecently assaulted her.
The man is described white, in his mid-20s, with a slim build and local accent. He was wearing dark clothing and a baseball cap.