Published On: Mon, Jun 19th, 2017 at 2:26pm

14-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Wester Hailes wood

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A police investigation is underway after a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in woods near Clovenstone Road and Wester Hailes Park in February this year.

The victim reported the attack to police last week and officers have appealed for information.


A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh are currently investigating a report that a 14-year-old girl was the victim of a sexual assault.

“This incident took place in a wooded area off a footpath near to Clovenstone Road at approximately 9pm around February 3, 2017.

“Anyone with information which may be able to help is urged to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2901 of June 14, or report this anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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- John graduated from Telford College in 2010 with an HNC in Practical Journalism and since then has worked for the North Edinburgh News, The Southern Reporter, the Irish News Review and the Edinburgh Reporter. In addition he has been published in the Edinburgh Evening News and the Hibernian HC Programme.

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