Suspect arrested after woman raped in park toilet block sparking huge police search for sex fiend attacker
A MAN has been arrested after a woman was reportedly raped in a park toilet block.
Police launched a huge search for the attacker after the horror at 12.30pm in Hereford today.
Cops then arrested the suspect, 50, on suspicion of rape.
He remains in police custody.
The toilets are still cordoned off while West Mercia Police carry out their investigations.
Detective Inspector Catherine Taylor said: “I know that incidents of rape and sexual assault can be alarming for the local community, especially when there is a large police presence like there was today.
“I hope that the swift arrest of the suspect in this case provides some reassurance that we take reports of this nature incredibly seriously.
“I’d like to thank the public for their patience and understanding while we carried out our searches this afternoon.
“You may see an increased police presence in the area this evening and overnight, and I’d urge anyone with any concerns to speak to an officer.”