Man arrested in connection with rape on street released by police

The woman was targeted in Port Glasgow's John Wood Street on Sunday morning.

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A man has been released after being arrested in connection with a rape on a street in Port Glasgow.

The 42-year-old woman was targeted in the town’s Barr’s Brae near to John Wood Street at around 3.30am on Sunday.

A Police Scotland spokesperson confirmed that a 44-year-old man had been arrested in connection with the incident on Monday, but has since been released.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

A spokesperson said: “Around 3.30am on Sunday, November 13, 2022, police received a report of a serious sexual assault in Barr’s Brae, near to John Wood Street, Port Glasgow.

“A 44-year-old man was arrested and released. Enquiries are ongoing into the incident.”

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