Essex

Woman raped on way home from Festival Leisure Park

An 18-year-old was raped as she walked home from a night out in Essex.

The woman was walking through the Cranes Farm Road underpass in Basildon, when she was grabbed by a man in the early hours of Monday.

The man dragged her up a bank and raped her. The victim, who had been at the Festival Leisure Park, was taken to a specialist care centre.

The attacker is described as white, in his early 20s and wore jeans and a dark grey, smart coat.

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