19 Year Old Man Arrested In Rape Inquiry

9 August 2016, 19:04

Police Scotland

A man has been arrested over the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl outside a supermarket.

The teenager was going to collect her bicycle after visiting an Asda store in Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, on Sunday when she was attacked.

Police Scotland launched a large-scale investigation and said they were following a "definite line of inquiry''.

A 19-year-old man has now been arrested and detained in custody over the incident.

He is expected to appear at Paisley Sheriff Court on Wednesday.