Investigation into sexual assault on boy (12) on Goldthorpe wasteland

By David Parker | 17/10/2019

Investigation into sexual assault on boy (12) on Goldthorpe wasteland

POLICE are investigating reports that a 12-year-old boy was sexually assaulted on wasteland in Goldthorpe this morning (Thursday).

Officers were called to land near Barnsley Road at 8.52am today, a police spokeswoman said.

“The boy is being cared for by specialist officers and staff," she said.

“Officers will be in the local area and schools throughout the day as enquiries are on-going."

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 191 of October 17.


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