Teenager raped by Workington taxi driver

An 18-year-old woman has been raped by a taxi driver.

The victim got into a silver Ford Mondeo outside The Well pub on Jane Street, Workington, in the early hours of Friday. She was taken to two lay-bys, Cumbria Police said.

A 36-year-old man from Workington has been arrested on suspicion of rape.

Officers cordoned off lay-bys at Pica and Mockerin Tarn and will also examine a silver Ford Mondeo that has been recovered.

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