Essex

Men arrested over rape in bushes near Maldon Tesco store

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman who was dragged into bushes near a Tesco store in Essex, police have said.

The victim, who is in her 20s, was attacked in an underpass near the Fullbridge Tesco store in Maldon on the evening of 24 January.

Essex Police said a 26-year-old man from Maldon and a 23-year-old from London were arrested on Monday evening.

The men are in police custody and will be questioned later.

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