March 11, 2019 11.46 am This story is over 56 months old

Man arrested over alleged Grimsby rape

Police are increasing patrols in the area

Police have arrested a man in his 20s after a woman was reportedly raped in Grimsby.

The woman was walking home around shortly after midnight on Sunday, March 10 when she was approached from behind.

She then reported being raped by the man, described as around 5 feet 8 inches tall of slim building wearing a dark jacket and jeans.

Humberside Police has launched a witness appeal into the incident, which happen on Railway Street in Grimsby.

The force is currently reviewing CCTV images and arrested a man in connection with the incident.

Anyone who has information is being urged to call 101 and quote incident 22 of March 10.

Officers are increasing police patrols in the area.

The force issued advice to stay alert while walking alone.

Railway Footbridge closed.The railway footbridge that connects King Edward Street to Railway Street has a police cordon at both end’s this morning, after a serious incident happened on the bridge in the early hours of this morning.The bridge will remain closed for investigation and scenes of crime work to be carried out.Male arrested Copyright GNP.Awaiting police press office to give updates later in the day.

Posted by Grimsby News and Pictures Agency. on Sunday, 10 March 2019