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Marks Tey: Man released as enquiry into Colchester rape closed

12:47 19 May 2014

Rape enquiry closed and man released

Rape enquiry closed and man released

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A man who was arrested on suspicion of rape in Colchester has been released and the investigation closed.

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A woman aged in her 40s stated that she was raped in a garden off London Road in Marks Tey at some stage during the early hours of Sunday, February 2.

Officers arrested a 28-year-old man from the Clacton area in mid-May before releasing him on police bail pending further enquiries.

These enquiries have now been completed, with officers unable to determine whether any offence was committed. As a result, the man has been released from his bail and without charge.

The investigation is now closed unless any new information comes to light.

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