Leeds & West Yorkshire

Girl, 15, victim of sex assault in West Yorkshire park

Police are investigating a serious sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl in a West Yorkshire park.

West Yorkshire Police said the attack happened in Shelf Park near Halifax at about 16:55 BST on Monday.

The girl, who is from the local area, was at the swings when a man approached her and assaulted her.

Police said he was described a white, aged 18 to 20, about 5ft 10in and of a large build. He was wearing a white top, blue trousers and flip flops.

Witnesses or anyone with information are being asked to contact police.

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