Teenager Arrested After Girl, 14, Allegedly Raped In Woods
6 February 2019, 11:34
A teenage boy has been arrested after a 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped in woods in North Lanarkshire.
Police Scotland received reports of a serious sexual assault in Newmains at around 12.25pm on Saturday.
Officers arrested and then later released a 16-year-old boy in connection with the incident.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "At around 12.25pm on Saturday, police received a report of a 14-year-old girl being subjected to a serious sexual assault within a wooded area in Newmains.
"A 16-year-old boy has been arrested and released pending further enquiries."