Sussex

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.

Related Topics

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites