Teenage retracts rape claim

A teenager who claimed she was raped in Ipswich has now stated that the attack did not take place.The 19-year-old had claimed she was raped in the Downside Close area after being approached by two men outside Kartouche Nightclub in Princes Street on July 10.

A teenager who claimed she was raped in Ipswich has now stated that the attack did not take place.

The 19-year-old had claimed she was raped in the Downside Close area after being approached by two men outside Kartouche Nightclub in Princes Street on July 10.

A police spokeswoman said today it was unlikely that she would face any action, but officers are now working with appropriate organisations to ensure the woman receives ongoing support and care.


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