Boy, 17, arrested as two girls ‘raped next to canal over Easter weekend’

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  • April 10, 2023
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wo teenage girls were raped next to a canal in Buckinghamshire over the Easter weekend, police have said.

The youngsters were on towpath near Park Street, Aylesbury between 9.30pm and 10.10pm on Saturday.

Thames Valley Police said a 17-year-old boy from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire had been arrested on suspicion of two counts of rape. He has been released on police bail and an investigation launched.

Detective Sergeant Thomas Booth, based at Aylesbury Police Station, said: “This is a concerning incident but I would like to reassure the community that we are carrying out a thorough investigation.

“Our specialist officers are working to support the victims in connection with this incident.

“Members of the public may see an increased police presence while we continue to investigate and I would advise anyone with concerns to please speak to one of our officers.

“Anyone with any information relating to this incident should come forward.

“Also I would ask anyone who has CCTV, a dash-cam or a video doorbell to please check their footage and get in touch if it shows anything that could assist our enquiries.”

Anyone with information should call police via 101, quoting reference number 43230154466, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.