POLICE investigating alleged sexual assaults on two women in Knutsford have arrested an 18-year-old man.

The man, who police say is from the local area, was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault, and is in police custody helping officers with their inquiries.

The first alleged incident happened on Bexton Road at around 3.45pm on Thursday, October 11, and involved a 38-year-old woman.

The second alleged incident occurred on Blackhill Lane between 6pm and 6.45pm on Friday, November 2, and involved a 42-year-old woman.