Southampton rape investigation: officers make an arrest

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Jim Pusey
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Officers investigating the rape of a 26-year-old a woman from Southampton have today (Tuesday 13 March) arrested a man.

The 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape and is in police custody at this time.

The arrest comes after the woman was approached and raped in Hoglands park on the evening of Monday 5 March.

The park was cordoned off for some time whilst offices carried out enquiries and local neighbourhood officers have increased patrols in the area since the incident.

If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference '44180084644', or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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