Woman assaulted in van in High Peak

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Detectives are investigating after a woman was assaulted in a van in the High Peak.

Sometime between 9pm on Wednesday and midnight, the woman was attacked in the grey vehicle and dropped off in the Chinley area.

She was later taken to hospital and released after treatment. Police have not specified what type of assault the woman was subjected to.

Officers are appealing for information about a grey van which was seen in the Chinley, Hayfield and New Mills area during the evening.

They would also like to hear from anyone who saw a woman, wearing a pink top and black leggings, walking on New Mills Road in Hayfield or Hayfield Road in Birch Vale in the direction of New Mills.

Anyone who can help the police with their investigation should call Detective Sergeant Daniel Hadfield on 101, quoting incident number 676/25/05/16, or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.