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Detectives investigating the rape of a teenage girl in Essex have arrested a 26-year-old man from Cambridge.
The attack took place inside a property off Godmans Lane in Marks Tey on the 12th June.
Further enquiries by police established there had been some prior contact between the victim and the man believed to be responsible for the assault.
The 17-year-old victim is now being supported by specialist officers.
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Forget leaves on the line or hot weather causing rails to buckle - Greater Anglia trains have been delayed by a herd of cows.
The bovine bother was caused after the animals got on to the track between Manningtree and Ipswich blocking the lines.
It's meant that many services have been cancelled and delayed.
As a result, trains are unable to run between Manningtree and Ipswich until the cows have been moved.
A summer heatwave has been replaced by a summer soaking with one corner of Suffolk seeing more rain in the past 24 hours than it did during the whole of April and May.
Santon Downham on the edge of Thetford Forest on the Suffolk-Norfolk border has had 78 mm (3 inches) of rain in the 24 hours to 6am on Wednesday 28 June 2017.
That is more than would normally be expected in the whole of June and more than the 75 mm that actually fell during April and May this year.
Rainfall in the Anglia region in the 12 hours to 6am on Wednesday 28 June 2017
- 48.6 mm in Santon Downham, Suffolk
- 36.8 mm in Marham, Norfolk
- 34.0 mm in Houghton, Norfolk
- 31.6 mm in Holbeach, Lincolnshire
- 28.0 mm in Higham near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
- 23.8 mm in Tibenham, Norfolk
- 21.8 mm in Andrewsfield near Braintree, Essex
- 21.8 mm in Writtle, Essex
- 21.6 mm in Wattisham, Suffolk
- 21.4 mm in Cavendish, Suffolk
The Environment Agency has issued a flood warning for homes in the village of Oakington north of Cambridge.
As heavy rain continues to fall the Agency says properties and low lying areas around Oakington and Westwick will start to flood from around 4am on Wednesday 28 June.
"Heavy rain is currently falling in the Cottenham Lode catchment and will continue throughout the night (Tuesday 27 June).
"Cottenham Lode is reacting to the rain and is forecast to rise through the night.
"Properties and low lying areas around Oakington and Westwick will start to flood from around 4am Wednesday 28 June. Properties are advised to install their property level protection now.
"Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings."
There are lower level flood alerts in other parts of the Anglia region:
- River Stort and Stansted Brook Catchment in Hertfordshire and Essex
- Bear Brook and tributaries in the Aylesbury area, including Wendover and Weston Turville in Buckinghamshire
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