Police investigating a report of indecent assault against a teenage boy in Newport yesterday (Wednesday) have made an arrest.

A 36 year old man has been detained and is in police custody.

Officers say there was an incident in St James Street at 3.40pm on Wednesday.

Anyone with information should contact DC Lee Torrance at Newport Police Station by calling 101 and quoting 44170226395, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.