A MAN arrested in relation to an attempted sexual assault in East Bergholt will face no further police action in connection with the incident.

The incident took place near The Hare and Hounds pub in Heath Road, East Bergholt at about 5pm on Tuesday, when a 15-year-old girl was walking past.

A man approached her, grabbed her wrist and pulled her into some bushes before exposing himself.

He made lewd suggestions and tried to force himself on her but she escaped and fled.

A 20-year-old man was questioned in relation to the incident and will consequently face no further action.