Man arrested following rape of 17-year-old girl in Great Yarmouth

Police supervising an alleyway.

Police were supervising the alleyway between Windsor Avenue and Balmoral Avenue near Hamilton Road on Tuesday morning. - Credit: James Weeds

Police are investigating the rape of a 17-year-old girl in Great Yarmouth.

The incident took place at around 1am on Tuesday, April 26 in an alleyway off Hamilton Road.

Balmoral Avenue sign

A 42-year-old man was arrested in connection with the rape of a 17-year-old girl on Tuesday. - Credit: James Weeds

A 42-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and was questioned at Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre on Tuesday.

The man has been released on bail with conditions until Friday, May 20 while enquiries continue.

Windsor Avenue sign.

The rape of a 17-year-old girl took place in an alleyway close to Hamilton Road on Tuesday. - Credit: James Weeds

On Tuesday, there was a police cordon in place across the alleyway between Balmoral Avenue and Windsor Avenue, while police were supervising the area.

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Police were supervising the alleyway.

Police were supervising the alleyway between Balmoral Avenue and Windsor Avenue near Hamilton Road on Tuesday morning. - Credit: James Weeds