Arrest Made Following Report Of Rape

Arrest Made Following Report Of Rape

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a reported a rape in Sittingbourne.

It is alleged that during the early hours of yesterday (Saturday 11th December), a woman was raped by a man she had earlier encountered on a night out. The offence is said to have happened in a woodland location between Harrier Drive and Osprey Court in the Fallowfield area.

At around 7:00pm last night (11th December) detectives arrested a 21-year-old man from Sittingbourne on suspicion of rape and he was taken into custody.

Enquiries are ongoing and police have seized CCTV and cordoned off the area to allow for forensic examination of the scene.

Anyone who may have any information is asked to call Kent Police on 01795 419119 quoting 11-0137 or, alternatively, they can contact Kent Crimestoppers, FREE and anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or by using the online form on their website:

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