Police investigate town centre rape

Published: 22 Mar 2012 14:19

POLICE have arrested a teenager after a 14-year-old girl reported that she had been raped in Reading town centre only yards from busy shopping streets.

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The incident happened in Garrard Street at about 4.30pm on Tuesday and an 18-year-old Reading man was arrested and released on bail to report back to Loddon Valley police station on Wednesday, April 21.

Detective Sergeant Elton Evans said: "Although we have made an arrest we still need to speak to any witnesses and I am keen to hear from anyone who was in the area of the Garrard Street car park and recalls seeing anything suspicious."

Call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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