Gros Islet police have arrested a man from the community, in connection with an investigation into the reported rape of a British woman in the north of the Island.
The alleged incident occurred Friday.
Reliable sources told St Lucia Times that the suspect is believed to be in his twenties.
He is accused of dragging the woman into some bushes and repeatedly raping her.
The suspect was arrested on Saturday afternoon around 3 pm, it is reported.