Police have opened an investigation following a report of rape in Campbell Park in Central Milton Keynes.

The investigation follows a report that police received in the form a call from a distressed woman requesting assistance at 10.25pm last night (13/11). Officers located the woman who reported that she had been a victim of rape. She is being supported by specially trained officers.  

A 50-year-old man from Milton Keynes has been arrested on suspicion of rape and remains in custody at this time.

Detective Chief Inspector James Horseman, based at Milton Keynes police station, said:

“I appreciate that incidents of this nature cause concern in our communities, but I would like to reassure everybody that we have made an early arrest and there will be an increased police presence in the area while we conduct our investigations.

“This does appear to be an isolated incident and the victim is being supported by specially trained officers, and I would appeal to anybody who may have any information that could assist this investigation to please contact us.

“You can do so by making a report online or by calling 101, quoting reference 43230511228.

“You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

“If you have any concerns, please don’t hesitate to speak to any of our officers that are in the area, and they will be able to address these with you.”