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Arrest made after man raped near Dowanhill Park in Glasgow's west end

Dowanhiil Park in Glasgow
Image caption The attack happened in the early hours of Friday morning near Dowanhill Park in Glasgow

Police investigating the rape of a man in the west end of Glasgow have made an arrest.

The 25-year-old victim was attacked while walking close to Dowanhill Park between midnight and 02:00 on Friday.

A 20-year-old man is in police custody in connection with the incident. He is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday.

The victim had approached his attacker to ask for a cigarette but was subjected to a serious sexual assault.

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