Oxford

Boy, 15, arrested after girl raped in Headington park

A teenager has been arrested after a 15-year-old girl was raped in a park in Oxfordshire.

Police said the attack happened near to a basketball court in Hollow Way Park, Headington in Oxford, at about 20:30 GMT on Friday.

The girl had been with a group of friends in the park.

The boy, also aged 15, was arrested in the early hours of Saturday on suspicion of rape and has since been released on bail until 8 May.

An area of the park was cordoned off while a forensic investigation was carried out at the scene.

Police have appealed for witnesses or anyone with information about the attack to contact them.

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