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Man arrested on suspicion of raping girl in Chadwell Heath

PUBLISHED: 14:04 01 August 2019 | UPDATED: 14:04 01 August 2019

A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a girl in Chadwell Heath. Picture: Met Police

A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a girl in Chadwell Heath. Picture: Met Police

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a teenage girl.

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The man, in his late teens, was arrested yesterday (Wednesday, July 31) and is in custody at an east London police station.

Detectives launched an investigation after a girl in her mid-teens told officers in the early hours of Tuesday that she had been assaulted at a house in Chadwell Heath.

A Met spokeswoman said: "The girl is being supported by specialist officers. Enquiries are continuing."


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