Following further enquiries into an alleged serious sexual assault in Hucclecote on Thursday 7 December, we would now like to update and reassure the community that no such assault took place.
We appreciate the alarm the original report caused within the community and we hope residents understand that, as we always do with such serious reports, police have taken the time to carry out a thorough investigation and understand the true picture.
Police have considered all of the circumstances around this report, but have concluded that no further action will be taken in any regard.
We continue to encourage victims of sexual assaults to come forward and speak to the police. Our officers are specially trained and will help ensure you receive the support you need. However if you feel you are unable to speak to the police but you would like to discuss your options or seek support, contact Gloucestershire Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre on 01452 526 770 or the Sexual Assault Referral Centre on 01452 754 390.
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