Cops launch probe after teen boy ‘raped in Gloucester churchyard opposite primary school'

POLICE have launched an investigation after a teenage boy was allegedly raped in a cemetery opposite a primary school.

Cops cordoned off Tredworth Cemetery in Gloucestershire after reports the boy was sexually assaulted last Sunday.

A teenage boy is being support by specialist officers and partner agencies.

Local residents said the cordon had been in place at the scene since last night.

A police spokesman said: "Officers received a report yesterday that the boy had been sexually assaulted in Tredworth Cemetery, Tredworth on Sunday 11 October.

"A cordon is in place while officers are at the scene.

"Police are at the early stages of the investigation and inquiries are taking place in the local area.

"No arrests have been made at this stage.

"Officers are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dash-cam footage who was in the area of Tredworth Road, Cemetery Road or Eastern Avenue near to the Tesco Filling Station on 11 October between 8pm and 9.20pm to get in contact with us."

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