Tees

Darlington man arrested after girl raped in park

North Park, Darlington Image copyright Google
Image caption The girl was with friends shortly before being approached by her attacker, police said

A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a teenage girl in a park.

The 17-year-old was attacked in North Park in Darlington on Tuesday between 21:30 and 22:45 BST after becoming separated from her friends.

Cleveland Police said a 30-year-old man from Darlington remained in policy custody.

The force said members of the public had contacted them with "valuable pieces of information" and asked witnesses to get in touch.

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