A POLICE officer has been arrested in Jersey on suspicion of a sexual assault.
The 48-year-old officer, of States Police in Jersey, was not on duty at the time of the alleged offence on October 9.
Police would like to speak to two men who were seen on CCTV talking to an Honorary police officer outside the Trafalgar pub in St Aubin at around 22:15. They are not suspected of any wrongdoing and are not involved in the incident they are investigating. Credit: States of Jersey Police
He remains in police custody after being arrested at a private address yesterday morning.
The arrested officer and the victim are known to each other, and the victim is receiving support from specialist officers.
Police want to speak to several witnesses who may have vital information and have issued pictures of the witnesses they are trying to trace.
They are not suspected of any wrongdoing and are not involved in the incident police are investigating.
A States of Jersey Police spokesman said: “The people we would like to speak to are: Two men who were seen on CCTV talking to an honorary police officer outside the Trafalgar pub in St Aubin at around 10.15pm about some concerns they had.
“The first man was wearing dark trousers, a white top and white shoes, thought to be trainers.
“The other man is wearing a dark top, with blue shorts with white stripes down the side and very distinctive bright red or orange trainers.
“Another witness police would like to speak to was originally in the Trafalgar pub, and then got the bus into town where he interacted with those involved in the incident.
“This man is described as over 40 years old, and wearing a distinctive Hawaiian sleeveless vest.
“These people are not suspected of any wrongdoing and are not involved in the incident we are investigating.
“We believe they could help with our enquiries and would ask them to contact us as soon as possible.”Internet Explorer Channel Network