A woman was raped in Grosvenor Park in Chester during the early hours of this morning (September 13).

A 21-year-old man from the city has been arrested as part of Cheshire police's investigation into the serious assault, which was reported to them shortly before 2am.

Det Sgt Nigel Reid said: “We’re particularly keen to speak to anyone who was in the area of St John's Church or Grosvenor Park at around 1.45am.

“Anyone with information should contact Cheshire police on 101 quoting incident number 46 of September 13 2016.

“Alternatively information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

The victim, who is aged 20, is being supported by specialist officers.