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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.

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