Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Sailor arrested over Royal Navy base rape

A sailor has been arrested by Royal Navy Police investigating the rape of a woman at a base.

A female sailor was attacked at Portsmouth Navy base, in Hampshire, on 10 July.

The Royal Navy spokeswoman said members of its Special Investigation Branch were carrying out the inquiry.

The spokeswoman added: "This is an ongoing investigation, it would be wholly inappropriate to provide further detail at this time."

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