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Worksop: Woman sexually assaulted near Gateford

Police cordon at Eddison Park Avenue where a woman was sexually assaulted

Police cordon at Eddison Park Avenue where a woman was sexually assaulted

 

A woman was sexually assaulted in Worksop last night near Eddison Park Avenue.

Police have closed the road between Carlton Road and Ashes Park Avenue as forensic officers scour the area.

They receiced a report that a woman had been sexually assaulted there at around 9pm last night (Tuesday 1st April 2014).

The victim has received treatment in hospital and is being supported by specialist officers.

Patrols have increased to provide reassurance to the community and enquiries are being continuing in the local area.

“We got a knock on the door at about 10.10pm last night from the police,” said Carol Spencer whose house backs onto the cordoned area.

“They were asking if we had heard anything unusual near the grassed area outside.”

“But we hadn’t heard anything.”

If you saw anything unusual or suspicious in the area last night, or have any information about the incident, please contact police on 101, quoting incident 868 of 1st April 2014, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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