A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape.Advertisement
The man, from Catterall, was arrested on Saturday (19 December) evening.
Lancashire Police say a woman in her 20s was attacked and raped on a footpath off Tan Yard Road in Catterall, near Garstang, during the early hours of Saturday.
Detective Inspector Chris Naidu said: “While we have made an arrest we continue to appeal to anyone with information to come forward.
“At this time we believe the victim travelled to the area in a taxi before the man assaulted her on a footpath close to Tan Yard Road.
“The woman continues to be supported by officers.
“We understand this is a very concerning incident for the local community and patrols have been increased in the area.”
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Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 0229 of December 19.
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