Girl, 17, sexually assaulted

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An investigation has been launched after reports a 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a man in Merrytrees Lane, Cottam.

Police said the assault is believed to have happened between 4am and 4.30am on Sunday, June 5.

A force spokesman said: “We are in the very early stages of an investigation and enquiries are on-going at this time to establish the exact circumstances. No arrests have been made at this stage.”

The girl is being supported by specially trained officers.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting crime reference SA1607433.