Man arrested over Aintree 'taxi pick-up rape'

A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after a woman was picked up in a taxi and later assaulted.

Police believe the victim was picked up in Liverpool city centre along with three unknown females before being raped in the Aintree area at about 03:30 BST on Sunday.

A 36-year-old man from Old Swan was arrested in the early hours of Friday.

Merseyside Police have launched an investigation and appealed for anyone with any information to contact them.

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