Five teens arrested after woman, 19, is raped in Portsmouth

FIVE teenagers have been arrested after a 19-year-old woman was raped in the early hours of this morning.

Officers launched an investigation after the woman was raped in Turner Road in Portsmouth just before 1am this morning.

This afternoon, three 18-year-old men, a 17-year-old boy and 16-year-old boy, all from Portsmouth, were detained by police.

They have all been arrested on suspicion of rape.

They remain in custody at this time and are being questioned by detectives.

A spokesman for Hampshire Police said: “We remain keen to speak with anyone who may have information which could assist our enquiries.

“If you saw anyone acting suspiciously around the area of Lake Road and Turner Road last night, or if you have dash cam or CCTV footage from the area, then please contact us.

“You will continue to see officers in the area this evening. If you have any concerns or information, please do not hestitate to speak with them.

“Anyone with information can also call 101, quoting the reference 44200364429. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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