Two women raped at Reading Festival

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image captionThere were two reported rapes at this year's Reading Festival, which saw crime reduced by 20% in comparison to 2015

Two women were raped at the 2016 Reading Festival, police say.

Thames Valley Police are investigating the separate attacks, which involved a 17-year-old and a 28-year-old.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape by detectives investigating the attack on the older woman.

About 90,000 people attended the three-day festival. Police received 117 reports of crimes, a 20% drop on the previous year.

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