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28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of rape

It's reported that the alleged incident happened last night (Friday 29 September) at around 10.30pm. Photo: ITV News Central

Police have arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of rape, following an investigation into an alleged sexual offence incident in Kidderminster.

It's reported that the alleged incident happened last night (Friday 29 September) at around 10.30pm in a wooded area near Hoo Road, Kidderminster.

Detective Inspector Justin Taylor said:

We understand this is an extremely concerning incident for local people and I would like to reassure everyone that we are carrying out a thorough investigation.

There will be officers in the area today carrying out enquiries and I would urge anyone with information no matter how small to speak to one of them or call 101.

We're especially keen to speak to anyone who saw or spoke to a drunk man walking between Comberton Hill and Hoo Road between 9.30pm and 10.30pm last night.

– Detective Inspector Justin Taylor, West Mercia Police