Monday 20 November 2017

Boy, 16, held on suspicion of rape


A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 13-year-old girl in woodland, police said.

The assault took place on Tuesday afternoon in the wooded area near Derby Green Road, Blackwater, in Hampshire.

Officers have cordoned off an area of the woodland to gather evidence and the girl is being spoken to by specially trained officers.

A Hampshire Police spokeswoman said: "This is being treated as an isolated incident."

Press Association

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