POLICE in South Cumbria are currently investigating an allegation of rape that occurred at an address on New Street, Barrow in the early hours of Sunday March 2.

The victim was a 25 year old woman from Barrow.

Police have arrested a 19-year-old man from Barrow on suspicion of rape. He is currently helping police with their enquiries.

Police are looking to speak to the driver of a Skoda Taxi who took the victim and a person to an address on New Street at around 5am after picking them up outside the Club M nightclub.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Constabulary on 101 and ask to speak to DS Andrew Lamb.