Sex attack on soldier claim at Army helicopter base


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A soldier has allegedly suffered a sex attack by three servicemen at an Army helicopter base.

Officers from the Royal Military Police are investigating claims of an assault at Wattisham air base in Suffolk. The alleged incident occurred as the male victim lay sleeping in his room, The Sun on Sunday reported. The Ministry of Defence said action would be taken against those who fall short of the Army's high standards, adding: "As there is an ongoing investigation it would be inappropriate to comment further."

The base is home to 3 and 4 Regiment Army Air Corps. Prince Harry, an Apache helicopter pilot, is stationed there but it is believed he was not on the base at the time.