Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Woman raped behind Southampton tattoo studio

Guys and Dolls Tattoo and Piercing Studio in Shirley
Image caption The assault happened behind Guys and Dolls Tattoo and Piercing Studio in Shirley

A man has been arrested after a woman was raped behind a tattoo studio.

The victim, in her 20s, was assaulted in Howards Grove, at the back of Guys and Dolls Tattoo and Piercing Studio in Shirley, Southampton, at 01:30 BST.

Hampshire Constabulary want to speak to three witnesses - one man and two women - who came to the aid of the victim shortly afterwards.

A 24-year-old man, from Southampton, has been arrested on suspicion of rape and remains in custody.

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