A 31-year-old man has been arrested after another man was raped in north London.

The victim, aged in his 20s, was on his way home after a night out with friends when he was approached by a man outside Edgware Tube station.

The man began talking to the victim before allegedly raping him in a nearby car park area, according to the Metropolitan Police.

The force said the incident happened at around 12.40am on Wednesday 6 September.

Images and CCTV were released by detectives of a man they wanted to trace following the attack.

Police have now arrested a 31-year-old man in Hendon, north London, on suspicion of rape.

He was taken into custody for questioning.

Officers say they are still keen to talk to any witnesses or anyone with any information about the incident.

They are asked to call the Met on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The victim continues to be helped by specially trained officers.

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