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Colchester: Man is being questioned over alleged rape of teenage girl

14:24 15 August 2014

Police make arrest in rape investigation

Police make arrest in rape investigation

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A man has been arrested in connection with an ongoing rape investigation in Colchester.

Police had initially been contacted shortly before 9.30pm on Sunday with a report that a teenage girl had been sexually assaulted inside a house in the town earlier that day.

Officers are continuing to speak to the girl in order to obtain further information about the allegation.

Today a 23-year-old man from the town was arrested on suspicion of rape and is being questioned by detectives at Colchester police station.

Police have charged a 29-year-old woman in connection with the death of a three-year-old boy who was attacked by a dog in north Essex.

Flaming dishes tasted by brave spice fans for Colchester’s first ever chilli challenge reached 2.2 million on the Scoville scale, organisers have said.

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Paramedics and police were at the scene of a stabbing which saw a teenager taken to hospital in Colchester last night.

Rail passengers are facing disruption on trains from Suffolk and Essex to Norwich – although services are starting to get back to the weekend timetable.

This weekend will see mild temperatures and a mix of rain, wind, cloud and sunshine.

Another person has been bailed over the stabbing in Ancaster Road, Ipswich.

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