Sussex Police arrest man after woman raped in Worthing

Police at crime scene Image copyright Eddie Mitchell

A man has been arrested after a woman was raped in Worthing as she walked home in the early hours.

Sussex Police said she was approached and attacked on The Green at about 03:30 GMT after she became separated from friends at the junction of North Street and the High Street.

The woman told police the man made off after the attack.

Det Insp Alan Pack said a man had been arrested and he remained in police custody.

Scenes of crimes officers remained at the scene on Saturday, with the area cordoned off.

Anyone who was in the area at the time is asked to contact the force.

Image copyright Eddie Mitchell

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