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Appeal after woman raped in Welsh Harp parkland

PUBLISHED: 10:25 28 July 2020 | UPDATED: 14:30 28 July 2020

Crime increased slightly leading into lockdown but figures in Redbridge were lower than the crime rate in other parts of the country. Picture: Met Police

Crime increased slightly leading into lockdown but figures in Redbridge were lower than the crime rate in other parts of the country. Picture: Met Police

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An appeal for witnesses has been made after a woman was raped in Welsh Harp.

Police were called at 3.30am on Monday (July 27) to a report of a woman raped in parkland off Wood Lane.

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The allegation is being investigated by safeguarding officers from the Met’s North West BCU, Scotland Yard said.

A spokesperson said: “Enquiries continue to establish the circumstances, including whether the suspect was known to the woman.

There has been no arrest at this stage.”

Any witnesses are asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 910/27jul.


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