Nottingham

Sex assault on girl in Southwell

Map of Southwell
Image caption Forensic investigators have been examining the scene of the attack on Southwell trail

A 13-year-old girl was the victim of a sexual assault in Nottinghamshire.

The girl told police she was attacked on Southwell trail off Lower Kirklington Road, Southwell, at about 16:30 GMT on Monday.

Officers are conducting house-to-house enquiries and are viewing CCTV footage recorded in the area.

Forensic investigators have been examining the scene of the attack and the girl is currently being supported by specially trained police officers.

Schools in the area have warned parents and pupils about the incident, urging them to be vigilant.

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