Police: Longlevens 'Rape claim false'
INVESTIGATIONS into an alleged rape in Longlevens in January have been dropped.
Police were investgating claims that two men raped a 19-year-old woman after dragging her from a bus stop in Oxstalls Lane on January 30.
But police said, following coversations with the woman involved, the offence did not happen.
Detective Superintendant Marc Flannery said: "The report to police was made by a third party in good faith and the alleged victim has since confirmed that the offence did not take place.
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"We know that following any reports of incidents like this that the community are, understandably, anxious and worried. This is why we feel it is important to update residents as to the conclusion of this investigation."