Man arrested over playground rape in Eastbourne

A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 17-year-old in a playground in Eastbourne.

Sussex Police said the girl had arranged to meet her attacker in Macmillan Drive playground, near Motcombe Infants School, shortly after 21:00 GMT on Wednesday.

Once he arrived he sexually assaulted her, before walking off.

A 26-year-old man, from Eastbourne, has been arrested and bailed until 10 February while investigations continue.

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