Man arrested in Chelmsford car rape inquiry

A 21-year-old man has been arrested after a woman told police she was forced into a car and raped.

The man, from the Brentwood area, is being questioned over the alleged attack in Wood Street, Chelmsford between 02:00 and 03:00 BST on Saturday.

He was arrested on suspicion of rape on Sunday, an Essex Police spokesman said.

Detectives had appealed for the owner of a silver Ford Focus to contact them as part of the inquiry.

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