Arrest over 1983 Weston-super-Mare schoolgirl rape

A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 15-year-old girl in Weston-super-Mare, more than 30 years ago.

The arrest was made in Moseley in Birmingham on Friday following an investigation by Avon and Somerset Police's major crime review team.

A 60-year-old man is being held on suspicion of rape, kidnap, assault and sexual assault.

The girl was attacked in a storeroom off Marine Parade in the Somerset seaside resort on 17 July 1983.

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