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Rape investigation underway in Winchester
2:52pm Tuesday 24th September 2013 in Winchester
POLICE are investigating an alleged rape in Winchester, it was announced today (Sept 24).
A 19-year-old woman was approached by a man near takeaways at the junction of Jewry Street and City Road at around 12.15am on Friday, September 20.
He walked her to a nearby address where he allegedly seriously sexually assaulted her before she left of her own accord.
A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape and was released on bail until January 6, 2014.
Detective Inspector Darren Barrett of Winchester CID said: “The woman is very distressed at what has happened and is being supported by specially trained officers.
“I would like to hear from anyone who was in this area at the time and specifically a young female who was stood outside the Indian restaurant on City Road."
Anyone with information should contact Winchester CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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