Update in Romford rape investigation

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The Met has now withdrawn its appeal - Credit: Met Police

UPDATE: This appeal is no longer active.

Police were appealing for help to find a man after a woman reported being raped in Romford. 

The alleged incident happened at around 2.30am on March 6 in Angel Way.

A 49-year-old woman reported she was raped by a white man aged 25 to 30 who she did not know.

However, the police have now withdrawn their appeal.

A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of rape after attending a police station on Wednesday, April 13. He was taken into custody and later released under investigation.

The victim is being supported by specialist officers, Scotland Yard said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting CAD 5684/11MAR.

Alternatively, to remain 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.