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Man and girl arrested in connection with rape of young woman in Newmarket

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A man and a woman has been arrested after a young girl reported she was raped in Newmarket.

The incident occurred within a property in Weston Way in the early hours of Friday June 3, where the victim - a young woman – reported that she was raped.

Officers arrested a 37-year-old man from Newmarket on suspicion of rape and a 17-year-old girl from the Cambridge area on suspicion of sexual assault in connection with this incident, over the weekend of Saturday 4 and Sunday June 5.

They were taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning and have both been released on bail until Tuesday September 6 pending further enquires.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen a young woman in distress in Weston Way between 6.30am and 7.30am on Friday 3 June.

Any witnesses, or anyone with information about this incident, is asked to contact the Bury St Edmunds Gemini Team on 101 quoting reference 36722/16, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.