Four people are arrested over the gang-rape of two British teenagers at a house ...

Group of men are seen heading towards dark corner of Italian villa's grounds shortly before two British teenagers were gang-raped: Police release CCTV image as four are arrested Girls were attacked after party in the small town of Marconia, in 's south  The girls, said to be teenagers, were also punched and kicked by group of boys After alerting the authorities, they were rushed to hospital in the city of Matera  One of the girls is said to have family living in the area who moved from England  Marconia's 12,000 residents said to be reeling after news of the crime emerged 

By Chris Jewers For Mailonline

Published: 11:23 BST, 11 September 2020 | Updated: 14:43 BST, 11 September 2020

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A group of men have been captured on CCTV heading towards a dark corner in the grounds of an Italian villa shortly before two British teenage girls were raped.

Two of the men are said to have gained the trust of one of the underage girls during a party at the villa in Marconia di Pisticci, southern .

Before then, the victims and alleged perpetrators did not know each other.

It is claimed that the group of men then forced the girls into a dark, hidden part of the villa's garden. 

Four people have been arrested over the alleged gang-rape of the two British girls at the house party in .

This frame grab made from video surveillance released by Italian police today shows a group of people walking towards a dark corner of a garden of a villa

This frame grab made from video surveillance released by Italian police today shows a group of people walking towards a dark corner of a garden of a villa

Four people have been arrested in connection with the alleged gang rape. Above, police officers are pictured taking a youth in custody

Four people have been arrested in connection with the alleged gang rape. Above, police officers are pictured taking a youth in custody

The assault is said to have taken place at a villa in the small seaside town of Marconia di Pisticci in southern , in a region that is one of 's most popular tourist destinations.

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