– Lancashire Police
An 81-year-old man from Wilmslow in Cheshire has this morning, Wednesday, 1st May 2013, been arrested by Lancashire Constabulary on suspicion of rape.
The man will be interviewed at a police station in Lancashire during the course of the day.
The offences are alleged to have been committed in Haslingden between April and July 1967 and to involve a girl aged 15-years.
Police are searching the house of Coronation Street actor Bill Roache. Lancashire Police said they have arrested the 81-year-old from Wilmslow on suspicion of rape.