Man is arrested in hunt for serial sex attacker after NINE assaults are reported in the same park over just five hours
- Man, 27, arrested after assaults reported in and around Singleton Park, Swansea
- South Wales Police said the assaults took place between 8am and 1pm on Friday
- Force released picture of cyclist who they believed could help with inquiries
A 27-year-old man has been arrested after nine assaults were reported in the space of five hours at a city park.
South Wales Police said the attacks took place between 8am and 1pm in and around Singleton Park in Swansea, on Friday.
On Sunday, police said a local man had been arrested and was now in custody.
A 27-year-old man has been arrested after nine assaults were reported between 8am and 1pm in Swansea. (Stock image)
Detective Inspector Peter Collins said: ‘We are thankful for the support we have received from the local community so far and I would appeal if anyone has any information that they have not yet shared with us please do so now.’
The force had previously released a picture of a cyclist in a hoodie who they believed could help with inquiries.
They had also appealed for witnesses who were in the park at the time and who may have been able to assist.
A 24-year-old man was arrested on Friday, but released with no further action.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or email email@example.com quoting reference 2100050725.
South Wales Police earlier released a picture of a cyclist who they believed could help with inquiries
The police said the assaults took place between 8am and 1pm in and around Singleton Park in Swansea. (Stock image)