Bouncer arrested for rape

A 40-year-old man was arrested early on Saturday morning suspected of raping an 18-year-old woman at a restaurant in Stockholm.

The man was working as a bouncer at a restaurant in the Södermalm district. He is said to have forced the woman into penetrative sex.

According to the woman, the rape took place on the restaurant premises at 12.30 a.m. on Saturday.

The woman later reported the incident and accompanied police to the man’s apartment. He was apprehended at 5 a.m. and later arrested. He has been kept in police custody.

“He has denied committing any crime,” police spokesman Lar-Erik Baarsen told news agency TT.