Man arrested after rape in Burgess Hill woods

Related Stories

A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after a woman was attacked following a night out in West Sussex.

The victim, in her 40s, was waiting for a taxi in The Martlets, Burgess Hill, on Saturday at 02:00 GMT when a man offered to walk her home.

Sussex Police said when they both got to Leylands Road he raped her in woods.

A force spokesman said a 21-year-old man from Burgess Hill had handed himself into police and was questioned. He was released on bail until 31 March.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Sussex

Weather

Brighton

15 °C 13 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.