Sussex

Man arrested after woman raped in Brighton churchyard

St Nicholas Church Image copyright Eddie Mitchell
Image caption A 28-year-old woman was raped in the ground of at St Nicholas Church in Brighton

A man has been arrested after a woman was raped in a churchyard in Brighton early in the morning.

The 28-year-old victim was attacked at St Nicholas Church yard, off Dyke Road in the city before 03:30 BST.

A man, 30, of no fixed address, has been arrested on suspicion of rape and was being held in custody, Sussex Police said.

A team of forensic experts are conducting examinations at the location.

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