Five arrested on suspicion of rape of woman in Whitehaven

Five people have been arrested on suspicion of the rape of a 41-year-old woman in Cumbria.

The incident happened in the late evening on Saturday close to the Market Place in Whitehaven.

The victim was found in a "distressed" state by a member of the public, at about 08:20 GMT on Sunday.

Cumbria Police said it was not looking for anyone else in connection with the attack, but wanted to trace a dog walker who spoke to the victim.

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