Woman raped in woods in Surrey

An investigation is underway after a woman was raped in woods in Bagshot in Surrey.

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Man arrested in connection with rape investigation

Detectives investigating a reported rape in Bagshot have arrested a man in connection with the incident. A woman in her 40s told officers she was attacked at around 2.50pm on Friday after being approached as she walked along a footpath in the woods between Esher Road and Pennyhill Park Hotel.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape and is currently is custody. Detective Chief Inspector Rachel Bacon, said: "As part of ongoing enquiries we have this afternoon made an arrest in connection with this incident. However this remains a live investigation.

"I am still keen that any witnesses who were in the local area between 2pm and 4pm yesterday and saw anything suspicious come forward with any information.”

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