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Arrest made in hunt for Preston rapist

Posted on - 8th October, 2019 - 12:08pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News
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A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after an 18-year-old was attacked on a night out in Preston.

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35-year-old man from Salford was arrested in the Broughton area of Manchester this morning.

Following the attack on a grassy area close to the bus station, in the early hours of September 22, police released CCTV in a bid to trace the attacker.

DI Fiona Jackson

Det Insp Fiona Jackson urged the public to help identify the man, saying: “Someone knows who he is.”

Following the appeal, a man is now in custody and will be questioned in due course.

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