A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after a woman was attacked in Preston city centre.
The 35-year-old, from Salford, has been arrested in the Broughton area of Manchester this morning (Tuesday, October 8).
He remains in police custody.
The arrest follows a two-week investigation into the rape of an 18-year-old woman in Preston at around 4.20am on Sunday, September 22.
The young woman was allegedly attacked after becoming separated from her friends.
Police said she was raped on a grassed area near Lord Street, next to the Guild Hall.