Ipswich Churchyard Cordoned Off

23 March 2010, 09:38 | Updated: 23 March 2010, 09:40

Suffolk Police have arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of rape.

It's an incident which occurred between 2.30am and 3am this morning in the church grounds at Bolton Lane, Ipswich.

A 17-year-old female from Ipswich called police at just after 3am reporting that she had been raped.

The 33-year-old male from Ipswich was arrested at 5.20am this morning.  He's in custody at Ipswich police station awaiting questioning.

The churchyard is currently cordoned off while police conduct an investigation. 

Any witnesses or anyone with any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Ipswich CID on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.