A MAN has been arrested after a woman was sexually assault in a Wiltshire village.

The incident happened on Thursday at around 11pm in Tisbury.

Wiltshire Police says a 22-year-old is now in custody after being arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and is currently in custody.

The female victim is receiving support and care from specialist officers.

Det Insp Joe Saunders says an appeal for witnesses has now been launched.

She added: "We would like to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious or anyone acting suspiciously on Thursday night or in the early hours of Friday morning.

"Tisbury is a close knit community and I appreciate the increased police presence will cause some concerns. However, pIease be assured this is part of our investigation and we will try and keep any disruption to a minimum.

"If you can help us in anyway please call 101 or speak to one of our officers out and about in the village."

If you have any information that can help, contact 101 quoting crime reference number 54200078283.

If you prefer to report anonymously, please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.