Man arrested after Colchester rape

17 March 2019, 11:48 | Updated: 17 March 2019, 11:50


A man's been arrested in Colchester after a woman's reported being raped.

The 21 year-old male from Colchester was arrested at around 710pm on Saturday evening (16th March) and he remains in custody for questioning.

The arrest follows reports a woman in her 20s was raped and had her phone stolen in George Street at around 525am on Saturday morning.

She continues to receive support from specially trained officers.

Essex Police say anyone with information is asked to call our Adult Sexual Assault Investigations Team North on 101 quoting incident 274 of 16/03.

Alternatively, you can Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.