A MAN arrested on suspicion of rape, has been released without charge.

A 26-year-old Basildon woman alleged that she had been raped inside the Liquid nightclub at the Basildon Festival Leisure Park at 4.30am on New Years Day.

A 27-year-old man from Barking in east London was arrested at his home on Sunday, January 5.

He was later released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Police have now concluded their enquiries and the 27-year-old man has been released without charge.