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Man bailed over Rotherham teen rape allegation

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Image caption The 37-year-old man was arrested as part of Operation Clover

A man arrested on suspicion of raping a 13-year-old girl in Rotherham has been released on bail.

The 37-year-old, from Nottinghamshire, was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the offence which is said to have taken place in 2001.

He was arrested as part of Operation Clover, an investigation into child sexual exploitation in the town.

South Yorkshire Police said the man had been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

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