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Wallingford rape investigation latest: Man arrested
12:11pm Friday 20th July 2012 in Wallingford
POLICE are investigating the rape of a 27-year-old woman in Wallingford last night.
Detectives have cordoned off an area of green space on The Kinecroft and this morning an officer was guarding the scene.
Thames Valley Police have confirmed that a man has been arrested following the alleged sexual assault.
The incident happened at 11.30pm in an alleyway near Norman Way, when the 27-year-old woman was allegedly raped.
Officers will remain at the scene while investigations continue.
Det Insp John Turner, of Thames Valley Police, said: “We will be talking in detail to the victim later and a man has been arrested and is currently in police custody pending further enquiries.
“We are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident at this stage and I would like to reassure the public that incidents of this nature are rare.
“There is a scene watch in place at the location as we are continuing our investigations and gathering all available evidence.”