Man arrested for raping 8-year-old

A man has been arrested in Gothenburg on suspicion of raping an eight-year-old girl in an apartment in the city on Saturday night.

Police were alerted to the suspected rape at 1am on Sunday. A party was taking place in the building at the time the alleged incident took place.

The man arrested is 44, and police say that their current belief is that he was not previously known to the girl.

The man was questioned overnight, while the girl was taken to hospital, where she has been examined by doctors. Her condition is not yet known.