Man held on suspicion of rape in Grays

Grays Wharf Image copyright Google
Image caption The victim, aged in her 30s, was followed towards the wharf

A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after a woman was attacked in Essex.

The 47-year-old was detained over the attack, which happened just after 15:00 BST on Sunday, in Kilvert Wharf, Thames Road, Grays.

The victim, aged in her 30s, was first approached by a man in Grays town centre, Essex Police said.

A force spokesman said the suspect remains in custody as inquiries continue.

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