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Three Men In Court Over Rape

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Wellington, Jan 19 NZPA - Three men have been arrested over the alleged sexual attack of a woman in Matamata on Friday.

A 20-year-old woman was raped about midnight, Detective Sergeant Rod Carpinter said.

Three men were arrested in relation to the attack and were to appear in Hamilton District Court today.

"At this stage we would like to acknowledge the assistance of three women who went to the aid of the victim during the assault," Mr Carpinter said.

The three men were arrested near Matamata on Saturday afternoon and face a "variety of serious sexual assault charges".

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