A teenager has been arrested after reports two teenage girls were raped along a canal towpath at night.
The girls were walking along the path near Park Street, in Aylesbury, between 9.30pm and 10.10pm on Saturday night when the attacks happened.
A boy aged 17 from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, was arrested on suspicion of two rapes.
He has since been released on police bail.
Detective sergeant Thomas Booth, based at Aylesbury police station, said: ‘This is a concerning incident but I would like to reassure the community that we are carrying out a thorough investigation.
‘Our specialist officers are working to support the victims in connection with this incident.
‘Members of the public may see an increased police presence while we continue to investigate and I would advise anyone with concerns to please speak to one of our officers.
‘Anyone with any information relating to this incident should come forward.
‘Also I would ask anyone who has CCTV, a dash-cam or a video doorbell to please check their footage and get in touch if it shows anything that could assist our enquiries.’
Anyone with any information should call 101 or make a report online, quoting reference number 43230154466.
Witnesses can also make a report anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or on its website.
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