Man arrested after woman raped in Heaton Mersey park

Police have cordoned off the park in Heaton Mersey after a woman was raped. Credit: MEN Media

A man has been arrested after a woman was raped in a park in Stockport.

Entrances to Thornfield Park in Heaton Mersey are currently taped off after the attack, which is said to have happened at around 5:30am on Thursday, 25 August.

Greater Manchester Police say a man has been arrested on a suspicion of rape and is in custody.

Meanwhile, the victim is being supported by specially trained officers.

There is currently a large cordon in place around the park and police ask anyone with information to contact 101 quoting incident 481 of the 25/08/22.

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