Man 'released under investigation' in connection with Elland canal towpath sex attack

A man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault on the canal in Elland
A man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault on the canal in Elland

Officers investigating the serious sexual assault of a woman on the Canal Towpath on the Calder Navigation have released a man under investigation in connection with the offence.

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The man was arrested on Thursday morning for questioning and officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses and information

They are also particularly keen to speak with anyone who may have home or vehicle CCTV covering the route of the canal between Park Road and Elland Road or covering access points to the canal area.

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Anyone who has information is asked to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team on 101 referencing crime number 13180545115.

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.”

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