North East Wales

Appeal after woman, 20. sexually assaulted in Beaufort

Police are appealing for information after a 20-year-old woman was seriously sexually assaulted in Blaenau Gwent.

The incident is believed to have taken place at a playground area on Primitive Place, Beaufort, near Ebbw Vale between 20:00 BST and 22:00 BST on Saturday.

The woman is thought to have walked from Llangynidr Road area in Garnlydan but the route she took is not clear.

Gwent Police said the area is popular with dog walkers, has lots of footpaths and is used as a recreation ground.

The victim is receiving support from specialist officers. House-to-house and forensic inquiries are being carried out.

A police incident room has also been set up.

Anyone with information should call Gwent Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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