Glasgow & West Scotland

Man, 22, arrested over teenager's rape

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the rape of a teenager in North Lanarkshire.

The 19-year-old woman was attacked after leaving the Basement Nightclub, St Mungo's Walk, Cumbernauld, at about 0245 BST on 27 September.

Police said she was raped in bushes and undergrowth just a short distance from the club and close to the car park.

The 22-year-old man who was arrested is expected to appear at Airdrie Sheriff Court on Thursday.

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