Sussex man arrested on suspicion of rape

A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape following a sexual assault in Sussex.

Sunday, 13th December 2020, 3:45 pm

Sussex Police said the 21-year-old was taken into custody yesterday evening (December 12), following the attack in November.

According to police, a woman in her early 20s was walking home near The Level in Brighton in the early hours of Saturday, November 28, when she was approached by a man who attacked her.

She is being supported by specially trained officers, police said.

Sussex Police

The 21-year-old suspect, from Brighton, was arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault and remains in custody while the investigation continues.