Man Arrested After Woman Raped In Street

A man has been arrested after a woman was raped as she walked home at the weekend.

The 40-year-old was pushed to the ground and assaulted on Merksworth Way in Paisley, Renfrewshire, at around 2.20am on Sunday.

After the attack the woman was helped by the residents of a nearby house.

She was taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley and treated before being released.

Police said a 38-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

He is expected to appear at Paisley Sheriff Court.

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