A TEENAGE has been arrested after a woman was allegedly raped in a public park.
Police responded to a call from a member of the public about a distressed woman in Hartfield Park, Eastbourne, on Tuesday around 5.15am.
Officers were present and the woman told them she had been raped.
An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of rape. He remains in custody.
“This is believed to be an isolated case,” said a Sussex Police spokesman.
“There will likely be an increased police presence in the area while the investigation continues.”
The woman gets support from specially trained officials.
A police cordon has been set up inside the children’s playground in the park.
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/20291163.man-18-arrested-woman-raped-eastbourne-park/?ref=rss Man, 18, arrested after woman raped in Eastbourne park