Two remain in custody over Newport Sex attack

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A man and a woman from the Isle of Wight remain in custody facing questions from Island detectives following a sex attack.

A probe was launched by Police over the weekend and the pair who live in the Island were arrested on Sunday by officers.

The woman 25 and the man aged 21 are being held in custody at Newport Police station.

An area has been sealed off and full forensic evidence recovery and examination is taking place in respect of the offence.

A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said that their investigation is very much ongoing and the pair remain in custody at this time.