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Five arrested over Malaga fairground rape

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Five arrested over Malaga fairground rape
Local police were alerted to the rape early on Sunday morning after they found a young woman on the ground, crying. File photo: Luis Guerrero
10:11 CEST+02:00
Police in Malaga on Sunday arrested five men between the ages of 17 and 23 for the rape of a young woman who had been working at the city's summer feria, or fair.

Local police were alerted to the crime early on Sunday morning after they found a young woman on the ground, crying, Spain's 20 minutos newspaper reported.

She told officers she had been leaving work at the fairground when the rape took place.

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After describing her attackers, two of the men were arrested. They then confessed and gave up the other three young men involved.

Among the alleged rapists were two men aged under 18.

The victim of the attack has received medical attention while the suspects have been questioned by police.

One of the suspects is thought to have filmed the attack, local daily Diario Sur reported. 

Malaga's week-long feria, held in August, draws thousands of people to the city.   

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