Police Scotland officers in the Highlands investigate report of serious sexual assault in Crown Road, Inverness
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POLICE are investigating a serious sexual assault in the Crown in the early hours of this morning.
An area in the Crown Drive and Crown Road part of Inverness, was cordoned off by officers on Thursday as they investigated the alleged offence.
A man has also been arrested in connection with the incident. Police added that enquiries "are at an early stage".
A police spokeswoman said: "We received a report of a serious sexual assault on a 24-year-old woman in the Crown Road area of Inverness in the early hours of Thursday, October 15.
"Enquiries are at an early stage. A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection."