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Colchester: Teen Arrested Over Rape
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of raping a girl in Colchester.
The teenager, who is also 16, was attacked in woodland off Clairmont Road on Sunday evening (9 February).
The 16-year-old boy from the Sudbury area was arrested a few hours after.
He is currently on police bail until later this month.
An Essex Police spokesman said: "Officers are aware that a number of people were walking their dogs while others were playing football at Lexden King George Field between 4:30-6:30pm.
"Detectives are keen to speak to these people in order to find out if they saw the assault or heard anything which could assist with the investigation."
Anyone with information in connection with this rape is urged to contact detectives at Colchester's Sexual Offences Investigation Team on 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or email the incident room SOIT@essex.pnn.police.uk
Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
A man has been jailed for life to serve a minimum of 25 years for murdering an uncle as he attempted to protect his niece from unwanted advances in Basildon.
Tributes have been paid to a woman who died following a collision in North Weald.
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