Man arrested on suspicion of rape in Peterborough shopping centre car park has bail extended

A man arrested on suspicion of rape following an alleged rape in a Peterborough shopping centre car park has had his bail extended.

Tuesday, 28th September 2021, 2:00 pm

The alleged incident happened in the early hours of Sunday, September 19 in the Serpentine Green shopping centre car park in Hampton.

A police cordon was put in place following the alleged incident, with officers putting tents up in the car park to preserve the scene.

A 44-year-old man from Peterborough was arrested on suspicion of raping a female aged over 16.

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Police set up a cordon in the car park. Pic: PT Reader

He was given bail, with conditions, until today (Monday, September 27).

Today a police spokesperson said that bail had now been extended until Monday, October 18, while investigations continue.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.