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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

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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.

Safety failings uncovered by health inspectors at an Essex care home put residents at risk of being trapped inside if the building caught fire, a new report warns.

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 25 year-old male from Ipswich, who has not been seen for a week.

Two Suffolk nurseries have defended their decision to put the price of hot meals up to £12 a day in the wake of national funding changes being rolled out later this year.

The popular ITFC family day out will return on Thursday, July 27, at Portman Road.

A lorry which overturned at the junction 19 A12 Boreham Interchange, Chelmsford, has been righted by police.

Police have halted filling in the landfill cell where they believe the body of missing RAF man Corrie McKeague is located.

Firefighters have returned to scene of a straw fire, which has re-ignited just outside a village near Stowmarket.

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