Darlington man arrested after girl raped in park

North Park, Darlington Image copyright Google
Image caption The girl was with friends shortly before being approached by her attacker, police said

A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a teenage girl in a park.

The 17-year-old was attacked in North Park in Darlington on Tuesday between 21:30 and 22:45 BST after becoming separated from her friends.

Cleveland Police said a 30-year-old man from Darlington remained in policy custody.

The force said members of the public had contacted them with "valuable pieces of information" and asked witnesses to get in touch.

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