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Boy questioned over sexual assault on girl in Bedford

A boy has been questioned over the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl in Bedford.

The victim was grabbed while she walked along a path beside Woodside Middle School, Putnoe, at 17:20 GMT on 12 December.

A man in dark clothing pushed her face-first into a fence, claimed he had a weapon and attacked her.

Detectives have spoken to a boy who is known to the girl and are continuing their inquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bedfordshire Police.

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