Police investigating a report of serious sexual assault in Abbeymead
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Police are investigating a report of a serious sexual assault in the Abbeymead area of Gloucester.
Officers were called yesterday evening where it was reported that a teenage girl had been raped in a wooded area near to Coney Hill Park.
Police are in the early stages of the investigation and forensic inquiries are taking place in the local area today. No arrests have been made at this stage and a scene guard is currently in place.
Officers are appealing for anyone who was in the area of Coney Hill and Coney Hill Park between 6pm and 8.30pm or has dashcam/CCTV footage to get in contact.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police through the following link referencing incident 341 of 30 November: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/us/a-crime-that-has-already-been-reported/ or by calling 101.
You can also report information anonymously via the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
The teenage girl is currently receiving support from specialist officers and partner agencies.
Update: we can now confirm that the incident was reported as taking place in a wooded area near to the Clock Tower Park and Bodenham Field.