Investigation After Serious Sex Attack In Southampton

A 19-year-old man has been arrested after a teenager told police that she'd been raped.

The 18-year-old Southampton woman is believed to have been seriously sexually assaulted in an area of Watts Park in Southampton city centre on Tuesday, August 24, just before midnight, following an evening out with friends. 

The incident was reported to police yesterday, late morning (Wednesday, August 25).

A section of Watts Park remains cordoned off today while detectives from Shirley CID carry out further enquiries.