Army investigating 'sex assault' claims

The Royal Military Police are investigating claims that a rape attempt was made on a young soldier at the Catterick army base in North Yorkshire.

According to a report in 'The Sun', the alleged rape attempt was filmed on a mobile phone.

'The Sun' report said that the two-minute long video showed one trainee paratrooper appearing to assault another para, who was bent over a table and held down.

'The Sun' said that the video ended with the victim lying on a bed crying "Help me".

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Defence said that an inquiry into the incident had begun. They said: "An alleged incident recorded on a mobile phone is being investigated by the Royal Military Police. We are not prepared to comment on the allegations."


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