Cumbria

Man arrested in Carlisle St James' Park rape inquiry

St James' Park, Carlisle
Image caption The woman reported being attacked in Carlisle's St James' Park

A man has been arrested by police investigating the rape of a woman in a city park.

The woman, 19, reported being assaulted after meeting a man in Carlisle city centre and walking with him to St James' Park.

It happened in the early hours of Thursday, between 03:50 and 04:30 BST, Cumbria Police said.

A 23-year old man from Peterborough has been arrested on suspicion of rape and is being questioned by police.

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