AN investigation has been launched after a teenager was raped.

Police are at the scene in Old Heath Road, Colchester, near to the Old Heath Recreation Ground.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "We were called at around 2.30am this morning, Wednesday July 8, with reports that a man in his late teens, had been raped.

"Officers will be carrying out extra patrols and enquires in the area as part of the investigation.

Chelmsford Weekly News:

"Anyone who has any information is asked to call us on 101 quoting incident 82 of July 8.

"Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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