Man arrested in connection with rape of woman in Hove graveyard on Halloween

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A man has been arrested in connection with the rape of a woman at a graveyard in Hove on Halloween.

Detectives have been investigating after the 55-year-old victim was reported to have been raped in the graveyard at St Andrew’s in Church Road last Thursday afternoon (October, 31).

Police said the 57-year-old suspect was arrested yesterday (Wednesday, 6) and has since been bailed until December 1.

Officers said enquiries are continuing at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting Operation Epping.