Man arrested over rape of teenage woman in Hampshire

POLICE have confirmed they have arrested a man in connection with the rape of a teenage woman in Hampshire.

Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 12:44 pm
Updated Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 1:55 pm
Police

A 33-year-old male is being questioned over the incident at Riverside Park, Southampton, on Sunday December 2.

The victim was aged 18 years.

Police said the man remains in custody.

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Hampshire police posted a statement: ‘An investigation was launched after the young woman reported she was approached and raped by a man on Sunday 2 December, 2018 between 11.30pm and 11.50pm whilst walking along Woodmill Lane.

‘A 33-year-old man from Southampton has been arrested on suspicion of rape and remains in police custody at this time.’