Sussex Police arrested wanted Peacehaven man Tre John Bunby in Eastbourne yesterday (April 16).
Police said the 26-year-old was wanted in connection with a serious sexual offence.
Sussex Police said: "Wanted man Tre John Bunby has been arrested.
"The 26-year-old was located at an address in Eastbourne on Tuesday night and was arrested on suspicion of rape.
"He remains in police custody at this stage."