Fulwood rape investigation launched as woman found unconscious

Posted on - 21st October, 2016 - 11:30am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fulwood, Preston News
Crime scene. Credit: Murray Walker

Crime scene. Credit: Murray Walker

A woman was found unconscious in Fulwood after what police say is a sexual assault.


Police tape is up off Sherwood Way, close to the junction with Barnacre Close.

Officers were called to an address in the road after reports of concern for the welfare of a 23-year-old woman.

They found the woman unconscious near the address at 4am on Friday (21 October) and detectives have launched an investigation into the incident.

The woman was taken by ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital.

Read more: Two witnesses sought by police in connection with Fulwood rape

A 23 year old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of rape and is currently in custody.

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