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31-year-old man and 14-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of rape at Reading Festival

on August 22, 2014, 12:30pm

According to the Guardian, a 31-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old woman at this weekend’s Reading Festival in Reading, UK.

The victim was allegedly attacked in a caravan on the festival traders’ site, after meeting the man and boy near an ice cream vendor.

“There is currently a scene watch in place and I would like to reassure those attending the festival that crime levels remain low and crimes of this nature are very rare,” a police spokesperson told the Guardian.

According to police, 21 crimes have been committed since the festival began on Wednesday night, including five alleged drugs offenses and 13 suspected thefts.