Rain

Rain

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 6°C

Search

Essex: Man arrested on suspicion of rape in nightclub is released without charge

PUBLISHED: 13:23 24 June 2014 | UPDATED: 13:23 24 June 2014

Archant

A Braintree man who was arrested in connection with a rape allegation in a Basildon nightclub has been released.

A then 18-year-old woman from Romford reported she was raped in a seating area behind the DJ stand between 1-2am on June 30, 2013 inside Liquid at Festival Leisure Park.

On August 8, 2013, a 20-year-old man from Braintree was arrested in Broxbourne in Hertfordshire on suspicion of rape and later released on police bail pending further enquiries.

These inquiries have now been completed and he has been released without charge.

The investigation has been closed.

Essex’s Police, Fire and Crime Panel has approved an average £12 increase in council tax - which looks to provide 150 more frontline officers in the county.

Everyone’s favourite ska band Madness are heading to Suffolk this summer as part of a four-date tour of UK stately homes.

The region’s ambulance trust, which is facing allegations of patient deaths due to delays, is to be the subject of a “risk summit”.

Emergency services have been called to the scene of a crash on the A14 near Coddenham.

The Multicultural Women’s Group of Bury St Edmunds (MWG) will be carrying out a demonstration in Bury St Edmund, next month, in support of One Billion Rising (OBR), the biggest mass action to end violence against womem.

Rail passengers are facing delays on the rails this morning due to a points failure at London Liverpool Street.

A councillor has decided to take Sudbury’s future into his own hands, believing that Babergh Distric Council has “inadequate motivation to get things moving”.

Most read

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Eating Out
supplement

View

Visit the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Visit the Broads
supplement

View

London Boat Show 2018

cover

Click here to view
London Boat
Show supplement

View

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24