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Braintree man arrested following rape of young woman

PUBLISHED: 06:36 15 June 2018 | UPDATED: 06:36 15 June 2018

Police are appealing for information following an incident at the side of A1088 in Fakenham Magna, near Thetford (stock photo). Picture: EDWARD SMITH/PA WIRE/PRESS ASSOCIATION IMAGES

Police are appealing for information following an incident at the side of A1088 in Fakenham Magna, near Thetford (stock photo). Picture: EDWARD SMITH/PA WIRE/PRESS ASSOCIATION IMAGES

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Detectives investigating the rape of a young woman in Braintree last weekend have arrested a man.

The victim, aged in her 20s, was attacked in the early hours of Sunday, June 10 near to flats on Riverside Place in St John’s Avenue.

A spokesman from Essex Police said a 42-year-old man from Braintree had been arrested on suspicion of rape yesterday.

He remained in custody last night.

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