Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Havant sex assault: Girl, 16, attacked in Leigh Park Gardens

Leigh Park Gardens
Image caption The 16-year-old girl was attacked in Leigh Park Gardens near Havant

A 16-year-old girl has been sexually assaulted in a park in Havant.

Hampshire Police said the girl was attacked in Leigh Park Gardens at about 16:30 BST on Sunday.

A 16-year-old boy from Havant was arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault, police said. He has since been released under investigation.

The park is on the site of a former stately home near the Leigh Park housing estate.

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