Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man arrested over rape and kidnap of Aldershot woman

A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and raping a woman in Aldershot in Hampshire.

The 21-year-old woman was attacked after she got into a car she thought was a taxi in the early hours of 24 May after a night out with friends.

The arrested man is from the town and remains in custody, police said.

Officers have urged anyone who saw the woman, who left The Funky End pub shortly after 02:00 BST, or who has any information, to contact them.

The woman was at a traffic island in Station Road when she got into a dark car she believed was a taxi at 02:30.

She was later seen on foot at Aldershot railway station at about 03:30.

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