A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault, assault and indecent exposure.

The person, who has not been named, was apprehended by officers from Thames Valley Police on October 28.

This came after the force put out a public appeal of a gentleman they would like to speak to following a spate of crimes that took place in Aylesbury.

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This is in relation to an incident that happened at around 8.30pm on Friday, September 29, when a man approached a teenage girl as she left a shop on Stoke Road.

He grabbed the teen by the arm and dragged her along the side of the road into an alleyway.

The man then forced the girl onto her knees and demanded that she perform sexual acts on him in exchange for money.

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The girl’s friends and other members of the public quickly intervened and helped her escape, as the suspect fled on foot in the direction of the town centre.

No-one was injured in the altercation and the man’s identity remained unclear until he was detained on October 28.

He has been bailed until January 28 next year.