Man arrested after woman is 'raped' in woodland near Stanley Park

A 51-year-old man from Blackpool was arrested on suspicion of rape after an alleged attack in woodland close to Stanley Park.

Friday, 7th July 2017, 11:01 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:43 am
Woodside Drive in Blackpool (Pic: Google)

Police were called shortly after 5pm yesterday to a report a 59-year-old woman had been sexually assaulted in a wooded area close to Woodside Drive, off East Park Drive.

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In a statement, Lancashire Constabulary said: "Enquiries are ongoing but police believe the victim and the arrested man are previously known to each other."