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Redcar rape allegation: Police focus appeal for information in new location

Police officers investigating an alleged rape in Redcar are now appealing for anyone who may have seen anything in a new location.

Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
  • Larkswood Road and Roseberry Road in Redcar (pictured above) where police are now focusing their appeal for information.

They say they are no longer looking for two men who forced a woman and her child into a vehicle on the seafront.

Officers said that the incident is "not as first reported", but enquiries are still ongoing into an allegation of rape involving people who may have been known to each other.

They're asking anyone who may have seen a woman with a toddler in the area of Roseberry Road and Larkswood Road in Redcar between 4pm and 6pm on Friday 3rd March.

Anyone with private CCTV footage covering the area at that time is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.

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Man arrested in connection with Redcar rape is released without charge

A woman was taken from Redcar seafront with her toddler and then the woman was raped in the back of a car. Credit: ITV News

A 31-year-old man arrested in connection with a rape in Redcar on Friday 3rd March has been released without charge.

Detectives are continuing to carry out enquiries and would encourage members of the public in the local area to remain vigilant.

Increased high visibility patrols are still taking place in the local area.

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Police investigate alleged beach rape in Redcar

Police carry out enquiries in the Redcar area. Credit: ITV News

Police have cordoned off two areas around Redcar following a reported rape.

Officers are carrying out enquiries at Redcar beach and at a track in nearby Yearby Village, after a woman in her 30s reported that she had been raped.

A Cleveland Police spokesman said:

"The investigation is still in its very early stages and we may release further information in due course."

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