Essex

Pitsea rape: girl taken to house and attacked

A teenage girl has been raped after being taken to a house in Essex.

The 17-year-old girl was walking along London Road, in Pitsea, when she was approached by a man who took her to a nearby house where she was attacked.

She managed to escaped and contacted police following the rape early on Tuesday morning.

Police have appealed for information about sightings of a girl near the Barge pub around midnight and between 02:00 and 02:30 BST on Tuesday.

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