Woman arrested over rape allegation in Brighton

A 24-year-old Brighton woman has been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice after police stopped investigating an alleged rape.

A Sussex Police spokesman said the allegation was reported to officers on Wednesday.

A woman had claimed she had been attacked as she walked home along St James's Street from a nightclub at about 01:30 GMT.

The arrested woman has been released on bail until 9 December.

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