Buxton police investigate alleged sex assault

Incident at Heath Grove, Buxton.
Incident at Heath Grove, Buxton.

Police in Buxton are investigating an alleged sexual assault at a park in the town.

The allegation was made to officers shortly after 11pm last night (Wednesday, September 12) that a 15-year-old girl, who was out with friends on Cote Heath Park, had been assaulted.

The investigation is at an early stage and the victim and her friends will be interviewed formally today.

An area of the park has been taped off and officers will be conducting a search and carrying out house-to-house enquiries on neighbouring streets.

If anyone was in the park or surrounding area they should contact the police on 101.