Man arrested in connection with Bromley rape investigation

Kevin Quinn (10 April, 2020)

The 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape and is currently in police custody.

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Detectives investigating the rape of a woman in Bromley have arrested a 39-year-old man in connection with the incident.

The 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape and is currently in police custody.

Police were called at just after midnight  00:39hrs on Friday, 20 March to reports of a man restraining and assaulting a woman in Turpington Lane, Bromley.

Officers quickly attended and found a distressed woman, aged in her late teens, in Turpington Lane.

The victim told officers she had been dragged into the bushes by an unknown man and raped. 

The London Ambulance Service attended and took the victim to a south London hospital. 

She had received a head injury and two black eyes in the attack. 

The victim is being supported by specially trained officers.

Officers investigating the incident would like to thank the public for their support.

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