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Stevenage rape arrest after woman attacked

A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after a young woman was attacked in a Hertfordshire town.

Police said she was followed by a man on Mild May Road in Stevenage late on Saturday night or early on Sunday before being assaulted on Verity Way.

A 43-year-old man from Stevenage has been arrested and is being held in custody.

The assault is estimated to have happened between 23:30 and 00:35 BST. Police are appealing for witnesses.

The victim is understood to be 18 years old.

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