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Tory MP Mark Pritchard arrested on suspicion of rape

Tory MP Mark Pritchard arrested on suspicion of rape

The Tory backbencher, 48, has been released on bail until January while police make further enquiries

‘Conservative MP Mark Pritchard has been arrested following an allegation of rape, and has been released on bail.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “We can confirm that a 48-year-old man voluntarily attended a north London police station on Tuesday, December 2 where he was arrested, following an allegation of rape in central London.

“He has been bailed to a date in early January 2015 pending further inquiries.”

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