16-year-old boy arrested after teenage girl sexually assaulted at Holbeck Cemetery

Police are investigating reports of a serious sexual assault on a teenage girl in Holbeck.

Wednesday, 12th December 2018, 11:28 am
Updated Wednesday, 12th December 2018, 11:35 am
Police officers say the attack happened on Tuesday December 11.

Police officers were on Wednesday morning guarding the scene of a police cordon as officers investigated the attack.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "Police are investigating a report of a serious sexual assault on a 17-year-old girl on Fairfax Road, Beeston at around 4.15pm yesterday (Tuesday, December 11).

"The suspect was identified as a 16-year-old boy who was known to the victim, and he was arrested by officers. He remains in police custody.

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Police officers say the attack happened on Tuesday December 11.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting crime reference 13180620595."

Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted in Holbeck