AN investigation has been launched after a teenager was raped.

Police are at the scene in Old Heath Road, Colchester, near to the Old Heath Recreation Ground.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "We were called at around 2.30am this morning, Wednesday July 8, with reports that a man in his late teens, had been raped.

"Officers will be carrying out extra patrols and enquires in the area as part of the investigation.


"Anyone who has any information is asked to call us on 101 quoting incident 82 of July 8.

"Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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