Tory MP aide held over Parliament rape claim
Police are investigating an allegation that a Conservative MP's aide raped a woman in Parliament.
Sam Armstrong, chief of staff to South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay, was arrested last week.
The 23-year-old has been released on bail while inquiries continue into the incident, which is alleged to have occurred in the early hours of Friday.
Police searched Mr Mackinlay's office in Westminster in connection with the allegation later that day.
A spokesman for the MP said: "On Friday morning, Mr Mackinlay was made aware of an allegation against a member of his staff.
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