Sexual assault in Boroughbridge

The crime scene at the Boroughbridge Rec play area.  Picture - Adrian Murray (1309022AM1)
The crime scene at the Boroughbridge Rec play area. Picture - Adrian Murray (1309022AM1)

A play area in Boroughbridge has been sealed off while police investigate an allegation of sexual assault on a 16-year-old girl in the town.

The incident happened on the afternoon of Saturday, August 31, in the Boroughbridge Rec play area on New Row, near to the high school.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said: “The investigation is at a very early stage, therefore there are no further details at this time.”

Anyone with information that can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Harrogate CID.

If you wish to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Quote reference number 12130152040 when passing information about this incident.