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Man, 39, sought in connection with rape on Turpington Lane, Bromley, arrested

Detectives investigating the rape of a woman in Bromley have arrested a suspect.

Earlier police released a picture and description of a 39-year-old man following the attack on March 20.

The 39-year-old was arrested this evening
The 39-year-old was arrested this evening

Officers had been called to reports of a man restraining and assaulting a woman in Turpington Lane, Bromley in the early hours.

The victim, believed to be in her late teens, told officers she had been dragged into the bushes by a stranger and raped.

She was taken to hospital with a head injury and two black eyes.

This evening the Met confirmed they had arrested the man on suspicion of rape and he remains in custody.

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