Woman's screams lead to man's arrest

POLICE today appealed for witnesses after an incident on the RAF Lakenheath base yesterday evening.

POLICE today appealed for witnesses after an incident on the RAF Lakenheath base yesterday evening.

The incident happened in the car park next to the BX building - a shopping centre on the base - around 7pm to 7.15pm.

A 20-year-old woman was getting into her white Mini car when a man got into the passenger seat of the vehicle.

The 20-year-old got out of the vehicle and an altercation ensued. Her screams attracted the attention of other shoppers who approached and the woman managed to escape and raise the alarm.

A 20-year-old man was subsequently arrested and he is currently being held at Bury St Edmunds police station where he will be interviewed by police.

Anyone who saw the incident is asked to call Detective Sergeant Pani Monk at Suffolk Police on 01473 613500.