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Four boys arrested on suspicion or raping 15-year-old girl

Four boys arrested on suspicion or raping 15-year-old girl

Three 13-year-old boys and a 14-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of raping a 15-year-old girl.

The offence is alleged to have taken place on a grassed area near Cloffocks car park in Workington, Cumbria, between 7pm and 7.20pm on Tuesday.

A spokesman for Cumbria Police said: "Detectives investigating the report of a rape in the Cloffocks area of Workington have arrested four teenage boys overnight.

"Three 13-year-olds and a 14-year-old - all from the Workington area - have been arrested on suspicion of rape and are currently in police custody."

Anyone with information about this incident who is yet to come forward should call 101, quoting incident number 176 of January 3 2016, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.