Carlisle man raped after getting into taxi

A man has been arrested in connection with a male rape on the outskirts of Carlisle.

A 26-year-old man was sexually assaulted after getting into a taxi in the city centre early on Saturday.

The attack happened just off the A69, in an area known locally as Edmond Castle lay-by.

A 40-year-old was arrested on suspicion of rape, and later bailed until 12 May pending further inquiries.

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