Witnesses found after ‘rape’ of Romford teen in Essex nightclub

PUBLISHED: 14:59 27 August 2013 | UPDATED: 09:31 28 August 2013


Two women, who were being sought after as witnesses to an alleged rape in a nightclub, have now been identified.

The pair, who live in the Basildon area, were due to be interviewed this week and witness statements taken from them.

An 18-year-old woman, from Romford, was sexually assaulted in a seating area behind the DJ stand at Liquid at Festival Leisure Park between 1am-2am on Sunday, June 30, Essex Police said.

The women are believed to have helped the victim after they found her in one of the club’s toilets shortly after the alleged incident.

A 19-year-old man from Broxbourne, in Hertfordshire, is currently on police bail, until September 18, having been arrested in connection with this investigation.

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