Ribble Valley MP and Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans has been arrested for three alleged indecent assaults when he answered bail this morning after his arrest in May on suspicion of rape and sexual assault.
Lancashire Constabulary have issued this statement: “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.
“These offences are alleged to have been committed in Blackpool in Lancashire and London between 2003 and 2011. The rape and indecent assault offences are alleged to have been committed in Pendleton between July 2009 and March 2013.”