Two arrested after woman raped on central London street

Police arrest two men after officers find ‘semi-conscious woman’ who was raped on central London’s famous Sicilian Avenue at 3.40am

  • Officers found the woman in a semi-conscious state on Sicilian Avenue today
  • The woman is believed to have been the victim of a rape around 3.40 am today
  • Two men have been arrested by police and are currently being held in custody

Two men have been arrested after a semi-conscious woman was found just moments after she had been raped in central London. 

The woman was found by officers Sicilian Avenue, Holborn at 3.40am today. 

The crime scene has been preserved and forensic officers have been searching for evidence. 

A woman was raped at 3.40am today on Sicilian Avenue in Holborn, central London. Officers found the ‘semi-conscious’ victim. Police later arrested two men who are currently in custody

The woman was raped on Sicilian Avenue, Holborn at 3.40 am in London

The woman was raped on Sicilian Avenue, Holborn at 3.40 am in London 

According to Scotland Yard: ‘On Saturday, October 19 at around 3.40am police on patrol in Sicilian Avenue came across a semi-conscious female. 

‘The woman they believe had been raped.

‘Two men [no further details] were arrested at the scene and are currently in custody at Central London police stations.

‘Enquiries are ongoing.’