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Suffolk: Man charged with the rape of an elderly woman in Felixstowe

A man's been charged with the rape of an elderly woman in Felixstowe. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man's been charged with the rape of an elderly woman in Felixstowe.

A woman reported someone breaking into her home and sexually assaulting her on Sunday.

38-year-old Adrian Udrea from Felixstowe has now been charged with rape, burglary and assault. He'll appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court later.

A 17-year-old boy who was previously arrested in connection with the incident has been released on bail.

Suffolk: Second man arrested over Felixstowe rape

Detectives investigating the rape of an elderly woman in Felixstowe have arrested a second man. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Detectives investigating the rape of an elderly woman in Felixstowe have arrested a second man.

A woman reported someone breaking into her home and sexually assaulting her in the early hours of Sunday.

Last night a 38-year-old man from Felixstowe was arrested on suspicion of rape and burglary. A 17-year-old boy, previously arrested, has been released on bail.

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Teenage boy bailed in rape inquiry

A teenage boy arrested in connection with the rape of an elderly woman in Felixstowe has been bailed pending further inquiries.

Police were contacted shortly after 2am on Sunday 28 September by the woman who reported that someone had broken into her flat and sexually assaulted her in the Walton area of the town.

Officers remain in the area where the incident took place carrying out enquiries and police are working with partners to provide reassurance and information to local residents.

Inquiries continue in Felixstowe Credit: ITV Anglia

Rape inquiry police given more time to question teenager

Suffolk Police have been given more time to question a 17-year-old boy in connection with the rape of an elderly woman in Felixstowe.

The woman raised the alarm shortly after 2am on Sunday 28 September by reporting that someone had broken into her flat and sexually assaulted her in the Walton area of the town.

Shortly before 3pm on Sunday, a 17-year-old boy from Ipswich was arrested in Felixstowe on suspicion of rape.

Police remain in the area where the incident took place conducting inquiries and carrying out reassurance patrols.

Trained officers are working with the victim to make sure she receives the best possible care and is helped through this difficult time.

Teenager arrested after elderly woman reports rape

Police forensics van in Felixstowe

An Ipswich teenager has been arrested in connection with the rape of an elderly woman in Felixstowe. The woman contacted police in the early hours of this morning reporting that someone had broken into her flat and sexually assaulted her in the Walton area of the town. Shortly before 3pm on Sunday, a 17-year-old boy from Ipswich was arrested in Felixstowe on suspicion of rape and is currently being questioned by detectives at the police investigation centre in Martlesham. .

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Woman killed following Felixstowe yacht crash is named

Lifeboat crew during the search off the coast of Felixstowe. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Police have named a woman whose body was found off the coast of Felixstowe yesterday.

Bernadine Ingram, who was 57 and from Butley near Woodbridge, died after the yacht she was sailing on collided with a dredger and sank on Sunday.

A man, who was also on board the yacht, was rescued soon after the crash.

Post mortem examination to take place on Felixstowe sailor

Emergency services searching off the coast of Felixstowe. Credit: ITV Anglia.

A post mortem examination is due to take place today on the body of a woman found off the coast of Felixstowe.

Yesterday she was named at 57-year-old Bernadine Ingram from Butley near Woodbridge. A search operation was launched on Sunday when a yacht collided with a dredger.

A man was rescued was the water that afternoon but it took diving teams more than 24 hours to find the body of the woman, who was also on board.

Two dogs were also on the yacht. One was rescued with the man while the second is still missing.

Body found in search for missing woman off the coast of Felixstowe

A body has been found off the coast of Felixstowe. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A body has been found off the coast of Felixstowe during the search for a missing woman whose yacht collided with a dredger over the weekend.

This afternoon, the coastguard admitted hopes of finding the sailor alive had faded and Norfolk Fire Service's diving team was brought in to scour the water.

They found the body at about 5pm today five nautical miles out to sea.

This evening, police confirmed it was believed to be that of the missing woman. Her family have been informed.

She was one of two people on board the yacht when it crashed and sank on Sunday.

A man and a dog were rescued by lifeboat crews that afternoon.A second dog, believe to have also been on the yacht, has not been found.

Formal identification has yet to take place and a post mortem examination will be carried out some time over the next few days.

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