Arrest in Stevenage rape case

A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a young woman in Stevenage.

A 43-year-old Stevenage man is in police custody after his arrest this afternoon in connection with a late night sexual assault in Verity Way in the town on Saturday August 12.

Herts Police continue to appeal for witnesses to the crime.

Detective Inspector Damien Kennedy urged anyone who was in the area at around 11.40pm to 12.35am and saw or heard anything suspicious to contact him via 101, quoting Operation Atter, or to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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