Police patrols increased in Haddenham after serious sexual assault on teenage girl in recreation ground near Hop Row

PUBLISHED: 17:42 08 December 2015 | UPDATED: 17:42 08 December 2015

Police patrols stepped up in Haddenham after serious sexual assault on teenage girl

Police patrols stepped up in Haddenham after serious sexual assault on teenage girl

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Police patrols have been stepped up in Haddenham following reports of a serious sexual assault on a teenage girl.

The incident occurred at around 7.45pm on Friday December 4 in a recreation ground off of Hop Row.

A 43-year-old man from Haddenham was arrested later the same evening on suspicion of rape. He has been released on bail to return to Parkside Police Station in Cambridge on December 12.

East Cambs Area Commander, DCI Donna Wass, said: “I would like to reassure members of the public that we believe this to be an isolated incident.

“My first priority is care for the victim and protection of the local community which is why we have dedicated resources to provide an increased reassurance to both the victim and community.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or via their online reporting system at www.crimestoppers.org.uk.


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