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22 February 2012, 15:36 | Updated: 22 February 2012, 15:38
Thames Valley Police is investigating a report of a rape in Milton Keynes.
It has been reported that a teenage girl was raped by a man in an alleyway off Marjoram Place, Conniburrow between 8pm and 8.40pm last night (21/2).
Det Insp Amanda Blake, overseeing the investigation, said: “We are in the early stages of the investigation and the victim is being looked after by specially trained officers. Until we have further information we are unable to release any more details, but I would like to reassure people that we are treating this matter very seriously and a team of detectives are working to gather evidence.
“Officers have been carrying out door-to-door enquiries in the local area and will be doing so throughout the day. We appreciate that this incident is likely to cause concern in the community. We are putting on extra patrols in the neighbourhood to help reassure the community and I would urge anyone with any concerns to speak to those officers.”
Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area or has any other information about this incident should contact the Milton Keynes CID team via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police Enquiry Line on 101.