A Hastings man has been arrested after a woman reported being raped in Robertson’s Passage early Wednesday morning (September 2).
The 24-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of rape and released on bail until 2 December.
The 22-year-old victim was found in a distressed state in nearby Robertson Street by police.
Detective Inspector Rob Morland said: “The victim and suspect are known to each other.
“We believe they were arguing loudly in Robertson’s Passage which is off Robertson Street and this woke a number of residents.
“We would like to hear from anyone who heard or saw them in this area around 2am.”
Contact police by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org ring 101 quoting serial 0106 of 02/09 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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