Two teenagers have been charged with raping a woman in her 20s in Hemel Hempstead over the weekend.
They were arrested after a woman reported being attacked in Two Waters Road at around 1am on Saturday, March 30.
She is receiving specialist support.
Abdul-rahman-ishaq Toam, 18, of Weymouth Street, Hemel Hempstead appeared at Hatfield Magistrates’ Court on April 1 and has been charged with rape.
A 16-year-old boy from Hemel Hempstead, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was also charged with rape.
Officers from the local Safer Neighbourhood Team remain in the area while enquiries continue to establish the circumstances around what happened.
Anyone who may have information about the incident or who was in the area at the time is asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/29033/19.