Man arrested on suspicion of raping teenager in Aylesbury

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape following an incident in Meadowcroft, Aylesbury yesterday morning (Sunday).

Officers were called at 11.20am to Meadowcroft, where a 17-year-old girl reported she had been raped.

A 23-year-old man from Aylesbury was arrested nearby on suspicion of rape and is currently in custody.

Det Insp Mark Lacey of Aylesbury police station said: “We are investigating the rape of a 17 year old which took place earlier today.

“She is currently being supported by specially trained officers.

“It is believed, at this stage, that the victim knew her attacker.

“We all take all reports of sexual offences extremely seriously and carry out robust investigations.

“I would advise anyone who has any information or concerns about this incident to speak to an officer or to call us on our non-emergency number 101.”