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Jet2 flight from Edinburgh to Ibiza forced to divert as man arrested over 'sexual offence'

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A man has been arrested in connection with a sexual offence after a Jet2 flight from Edinburgh to Ibiza was forced to divert.The LS789 flight from Edinburgh had to land at Bristol Airport on Tuesday morning following reports of an incident onboard.

It's understood the crew onboard the flight raised concerns regarding a passenger who required medical attention.Avon and Somerset Police confirmed officers subsequently arrested a male passenger on suspicion of a sexual offence.Jet2 then arranged for a standby aircraft and crew to fly the other passengers to the Spanish island.

Cops say their enquiries are at an early stage.A spokesperson for the force said: "A Jet2 flight from Edinburgh to Ibiza was safely diverted to Bristol Airport this morning.

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