POLICE have arrested a man in connection with a sexual offence.

Previously West Mercia Police appealed for information about John Patrick's whereabouts, and have now arrested a man, understood to be the 39-year-old on suspicion of rape in Huddersfield.

Police have not formally named him and have said the man, of no fixed abode, is currently in police custody.

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Detective Inspector Rich Roberts said: “I’d like to thank members of the public for sharing our appeal so widely.

"A 39-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in police custody.”