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BREAKING: Woman raped near bridge in Maidstone

Thursday 15th July 2021

A MAN remains in custody after a woman was raped in the early hours of this morning.

The incident is reported to have happened at around 1.50am near the Millennium Bridge at Lockmeadow.

Police have blocked off the road near All Saints Church. 

A Kent Police spokesman said: "Kent Police was called to allegations a woman had been raped at a location close to the Millennium Bridge in Maidstone."

"Officers attended and carried out a search of the area, and arrested a man from the local area.

"He remains in custody."