A 26-YEAR-OLD local man has been arrested following a serious sexual assault in Runcorn.

The victim, a 26-year-old woman, was attacked near Irwell Lane at around 3am on Saturday, April 5, 2014 and is currently being supported by specially trained officers.

Anyone with information can call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 132 of the 5 April or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.