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Nigel Evans Arrested On Suspicion Of Further Indecent Assault Offences

19/06/2013 10:38 BST | Updated 19/06/2013 10:54 BST
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Commons Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans has been arrested on suspicion of three further offences of indecent assault, Lancashire Police has said.

The 55-year-old answered bail on Wednesday following his arrest in May on suspicion of rape and sexual assault, and was told that he faces the additional allegations.

A Lancashire Constabulary spokesman said: "A 55-year-old man from Pendleton in Lancashire has today answered his bail following his arrest in May on suspicion of rape and sexual assault.

"He has subsequently been further arrested on suspicion of three further offences of indecent assault.

"He will be interviewed about these allegations at a police station in Lancashire during the course of the day."