Woman, 25, 'raped' in London park during early hours of morning as man, 31, held by cops | The Sun

A WOMAN was allegedly raped in a London park during the early hours of the morning – and a 31-year-old man has been arrested by cops.

Police rushed to the scene in Burgess Park at 5.23am on Saturday morning after reports that a woman had been sexually assaulted.

Cops arrested a 31-year-old man on suspicion of rape and robbery, reports MyLondon.

The woman, 25, was taken to hospital for assessment and is now being supported by specialist officers.

A crime scene is in place at the South London park following the early morning attack.

Forensics officers with a canine unit were spotted at the scene while it was guarded by cops.

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The man was reported to have remained in police custody on Saturday evening.

The crime scene is in place around a path in Burgess Park near St Georges Way, SE15.

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson urged anyone with any information to get in contact by calling 101 with the reference 1448/25SEP.

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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