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Man arrested in Bedford rape inquiry

A man has been arrested in connection with the rape of a 35-year-old woman in Bedford.

The woman was on Castle Mound on the Embankment when one of the men she was walking with assaulted her at 0430 GMT on Thursday, police said.

Rape Investigation Team officers are keen to trace anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen what happened.

Bedfordshire Police said the woman is being cared for by specialist officers.

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