Man arrested after alleged rape in Bedford town centre

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Bedfordshire Police is investigating a report of a rape in Bedford and officers had cordoned off an area of Mill Street as part of their enquiries.

The incident occurred during the early hours of Thursday morning (March 30).

A man was arrested in connection with the incident and has since been bailed until June pending further enquiries.

Specially-trained officers have been supporting the victim and anyone who has any information which could help police is asked to call 101 with the reference 19 of 30 March.