Man arrested after women ‘approached’ on Brancepeth to Willington path

POLICE investigating reports of a man approaching women on an old railway line path have arrested a suspect.

Earlier this month, Durham Police released an efit of a man they wanted to question in relation to the alleged incidents on the Brandon to Bishop Auckland Railway Path, between Brancepeth and Willington.

On Saturday afternoon, officers arrested a man in Willington for a number of offences.

A police spokesperson said the investigation is ongoing and thanked members of the public who provided information.

The Northern Echo | Durham