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Wivenhoe: Teenage boy arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a girl

PUBLISHED: 12:42 24 July 2014 | UPDATED: 12:42 24 July 2014

A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with an alleged rape

A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with an alleged rape

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A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with the rape of a girl near Wivenhoe.

The victim had been walking back from an end of school beach party when she was allegedly raped near a footpath between Arlseford and Wivenhoe.

Detectives arrested a boy, who lives locally, on suspicion of rape this morning.

He is currently being interviewed by detectives from the Essex Police Sexual Offences Investigation Team.

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