Police investigate rape as area cordoned off

Police are investigating an allegation of rape in Dagenham.

The incident is reported to have happened in the early hours of Sunday morning (October 4) at 2am.

A forensics tent, police cordon and police car were seen at the crime scene near Fanshawe Crescent.

At this stage the woman is being supported by specially trained officers.

The tent at the crime scene

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at approximately 02:00hrs on Sunday, October 4, to Fanshawe Crescent, Dagenham, after a woman made an allegation of rape.

“The woman is being supported by specially trained officers.

“No arrests have been made and enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.”

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