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Teen pleads guilty to rape of 10-year-old girl in Exmouth

Forensics at the scene of the incident in October 2018.

A teenager has pleaded guilty in a retrial to raping a 10-year-old girl in Exmouth.

The attack happened in the Marley Road area on Thursday 4 October 2018.

The attack took place in the Marley Road area of Exmouth.

Following an initial police investigation, the boy who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to a number of lesser charges in March 2018.

Today (July 22) on the first day of a retrial in relation to the more serious rape charge, the suspect changed his plea to guilty.

The 17-year-old will remain in custody until sentencing in November.