Man arrested over rape of girl, 17, in Barrow

A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a Cumbrian teenager.

Police said the 17-year-old victim reported being attacked in the early hours of Monday at a property in Slater Street in Barrow.

A Cumbria force spokeswoman said the 18-year-old man was being questioned by detectives.

She said the investigation was in its early stages and appealed for anyone who was in the area at about 02:30 GMT to contact them.

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