A WOMAN has been sexually assaulted outside a town centre restaurant.

The woman, aged in her 20s, was assaulted by a man outside of Giraffe, in Festival Place, shortly after midnight on Thursday last week.

A 24-year-old man from Kingsclere has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault. He has been bailed until June 13.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting the reference 44190167738, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.