Man bailed after rape reported at Runcton pub

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A SUSPECT has been bailed by police after a woman was raped at a Runcton pub.

Sussex Police said it was investigating the report of a rape at The Walnut Tree pub, in Vinnetrow Road, at 3.45am yesterday (January 28).

A spokeswoman said: “Detectives are appealing for anyone who was in the pub on Tuesday evening and the early hours of Wednesday morning to come forward and speak to them.

“The 35-year-old woman victim, from Chichester, is being spoken to and supported by trained officers.

“A 36-year-old man from Runction was arrested on suspicion of rape and has been released on bail until February 14.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on quoting serial 96 of January 28.