Second man arrested in connection with Harrogate sex attack

The crime scene following the attack in Harrogate last week. (1602171AM6)

The crime scene following the attack in Harrogate last week. (1602171AM6)

POLICE investigating the alleged rape of a teenage girl by three men in Harrogate have arrested a second man.

The 14-year-old victim was in the town’s Valley Gardens at around 4am last Tuesday when she was grabbed by three men, taken to a wooded area near Harlow Moor Road and sexually assaulted.

The next day, February 17, North Yorkshire Police arrested a man “in connection with the investigation”.

The force has now confirmed that a second man, aged 25, from the Harrogate area, has also been arrested in connection with the incident.

Both men have been released on police bail while the investigation continues.

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