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14-year-old girl raped twice in one night at UK railway station

6 years 9 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, July 29 2017 Jul 29, 2017 July 29, 2017 2:22 PM July 29, 2017 in News
Source: CNN
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LONDON - Police made two arrests Saturday after a teenage girl was allegedly raped twice in the same night by two different men.

According to police the girl was walking with a friend into the city's Witton train station Tuesday evening when a man approached her, led to her to a secluded area of the station, and raped her.

CNN reports that shortly after the attack, the girl left the area and flagged down a passing car to ask for help. When she got into the vehicle, police believe she was sexually assaulted for a second time by another man.

The girl reported the attacks to police when she got home.

The two men detained Saturday, one aged 35 and the other 27, are both from the Birmingham area, according to British Transport Police. They are being held in police custody on suspicion of rape.

Police say both arrests relate to the first incident at Witton station.

Detective Chief Inspector Tony Fitzpatrick of the British Transport Police told CNN there had been significant developments in the case overnight after police released CCTV footage.

Police are continuing to seek information regarding the second rape..

Fitzpatrick said that specialist officers were supporting the victim after the "horrifying ordeal."

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