Three jockeys arrested over alleged rape of 18-year-old woman

The jockeys were reportedly arrested while weighing in for a race

Thomas Hornall
Monday 07 November 2016 08:52

Three jockeys have reportedly been arrested over the alleged rape of an 18-year-old woman at a party.

The alleged attack is said to have taken place on November 3 at a house in Chiseldon, Swindon, Wiltshire Police said.

The Sun reported that one of the jockeys was arrested while weighing in for a race due to take place last Saturday.

The trio, all in their early 20s, have been bailed until December pending further inquiries.

A force spokeswoman said: "Detectives from Wiltshire Police are investigating an allegation of rape of an 18-year-old woman that occurred on November 3 at a residential address in Chiseldon, Swindon.

"Two men, aged 21 and 20, were arrested on November 4 and a third man, aged 20, was arrested on Saturday 5 November. All were taken to a local police station.

"They have since been bailed to return on a date in late December.

"Inquiries continue."

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