Teenage boy arrested over rape in Rotherham park is bailed

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A teenage boy arrested on suspicion of rape in a Rotherham park has been bailed.

The 16-year-old was arrested following a report of a sex attack in a park off Warren Road, Wickersley, on Monday, July 13.

He was released from police custody after being quizzed by detectives.

The alleged victim is receiving specialist police support.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “The investigation into a reported rape on Monday evening is continuing.

“The victim is currently receiving care and support from specialist officers and this assistance will continue to be provided for her.

“A 16-year-old boy arrested in connection with the incident has been bailed while officers conduct further enquiries.”