Man arrested for sexual assault on University of South Wales’ campus

Police were called to the campus at 11pm on Saturday

CW: sexual assault

A man (19) has been arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl near University of South Wales’ campus.

Police were called to parts of the campus to investigate the assault on Saturday 18th September.

A University of South Wales spokesperson said: “We are aware of a police incident outside our Cardiff Campus. As a result, the campus is closed today and will reopen as usual tomorrow.”

The survivor was treated at the University Hospital of Wales shortly before 11pm when the incident took place.

The police arrived at 11pm on Saturday night, and cordoned off parts of the campus where the assault had taken place. Officers were at the scene, the force confirmed, and inquiries were being taken care of.

The area of Sandon Street and Adam Street was cordoned off, although this has now been removed as of the evening of Sunday 19th September.

South Wales Police said: “South Wales Police is investigating a serious sexual assault in the vicinity of Sandon Street and Adam Street, Cardiff, shortly before 11pm last night (Saturday, September 18).”

“Police cordons are in place while extensive enquiries are carried out in this part of the city centre.”