Man is arrested in hunt for serial sex attacker after NINE assaults are reported in the same park


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 publicservicecentre@south-wales.pnn.police.uk quoting reference 2100050725.

South Wales Police earlier released a picture of a cyclist who they believed could help with inquiries

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)

The police said the assaults took place between 8am and 1pm in and around Singleton Park in Swansea. (Stock image)

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