Teenage girl raped on heath in Bury St Edmunds


Police are investigating the rape of a 15-year-old girl in a Suffolk town.

Officers were called to reports of a distressed girl on Hardwick Heath in Bury St Edmunds on Friday night.

It is thought the girl was raped by a man in the area between 2000 BST and 2200 BST. She was later taken to hospital by officers.

About 100 young people were gathered on the heath on Friday night and police want to speak to them and anyone else who was in the area at the time.

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