Police conclude Melton sex assault investigation

Police are taking no action following a lengthy investigation into a reported sexual assault of a 25-year-old woman in a Melton town centre alleyway.

Wednesday, 20th October 2021, 11:25 am
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We reported yesterday that officers were looking at CCTV footage and forensic evidence in their enquiries into the incident, which was said to have happened in the early hours of Saturday.

A spokeswoman for Leicestershire Police told the Melton Times this afternoon (Tuesday): “Following extensive enquiries into a report of sexual assault in Melton the investigation has concluded.

“From enquiries it’s believed the incident may not have been as initially reported.

“No further action will be taken.”