An 18-year-old man is currently in custody, following a report of a rape in the Woodseats area yesterday morning (Tuesday 14 May).
At around 9.30am, it was reported that a 27-year-old woman had been raped on a grassed area adjacent to Ulverston Road, Woodseats.
An 18 year old man was arrested on Tuesday evening on suspicion of rape. He remains in custody at this time where he will be interviewed by officers.
The woman continues to receive support from specialist officers.
Police remain keen to hear from anyone with information. Did you see or hear anything suspicious in that area yesterday morning?
If you have information that could help, please call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting incident number 249 of 14 May 2019.
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