Police in Peterborough arrest man following report of sex offence in supermarket car park

A man has been arrested following a report of a sexual offence in a supermarket car park in Peterborough.

Monday, 20th September 2021, 8:05 am
Updated Monday, 18th October 2021, 11:14 am
The scene at the Tesco car park in Hampton on Sunday. Picture: PT reader

The incident happened early on Sunday morning (September 19) and police tents were in place to protect evidence at the scene in the car park near the Tesco supermarket in Hampton.

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A Cambridgeshire police spokesman said: “Police were called at 6.11am yesterday morning (September 19) to a report of a sexual offence in Tesco car park, Hampton, Peterborough.

“The tents were in place so any evidential opportunities were preserved if it were to rain.

“A 44-year-old man from Peterborough, has since been arrested in connection with the offence and is currently in custody at Thorpe Wood police station.”