A man from Fleetwood has been arrested after he was suspected of raping a woman.

Police were called in the early hours of Sunday (October 24), at around 3:30am, to a street in Fleetwood after reports of a sexual assault.

The woman, believed to be in her 30's, was reported to have been seriously sexually assaulted on Lord Street and a police investigation into the incident is now under way.

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A 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of rape and been bailed to later in November.

A police spokesperson said: "We were called around 3.30am yesterday (Sunday, October 24) to a report of a rape in Fleetwood.

"It was reported a woman in her 30s had suffered a serious sexual assault in Lord Street.

"An investigation is under way and enquiries ongoing. The woman is being supported by trained officers.

"A 31-year-old man from Fleetwood was arrested on suspicion of rape and has been bailed to November 21."

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or [email protected] quoting log 0249 of October 24.

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