Taxi rape investigation dropped
27 October 2018, 11:58 | Updated: 27 October 2018, 12:00
A man has been released without charge as police dropped an investigation into the reported rape of a woman in the back of a taxi.
It was alleged a 23-year-old woman was attacked by a driver in Motherwell on October 18 after he refused to take her home.
A 42-year-old man was arrested, but released pending further inquiries.
Police Scotland have now said officers are no longer investigating the incident.
A spokesman said: "Following our media appeal for information, a 42-year-old man was released without charge and police are no longer investigating this incident.
"Thanks to everyone for their assistance."