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Two teenagers held over rape of girl

Police investigating the rape of a girl in Walthamstow have arrested a 17-year-old boy. The girl, aged 12, was assaulted on Saturday just after midnight by two men.

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Friend came to her aid

The girl was in Walthamstow between 12.15am and 12.30am on Saturday when she met three men, police said.

She was taken to a garage area at the end of Hibbert Road, near Theydon Street, where she was pinned down and raped by two of the men.

The girl managed to call a friend who came to the scene and they left together. The suspects then left the area.

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