Man arrested over Brighton teenage girl rape

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Dyke Road Park rape scene
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The area near the tennis courts at Dyke Road Park was cordoned off by police following the attack

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 17-year-old girl in a Brighton park.

The teenager was grabbed from behind and dragged into Dyke Road Park, in the early hours of 15 February.

A reconstruction and unreleased CCTV of the incident were featured on BBC One's Crimewatch programme on 24 May.

Sussex Police said a man from Maidstone in Kent had been arrested in connection with the attack and taken to Sussex for questioning.

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