Lancashire

Girl, 15, raped in Claremont Park, Blackpool

A 15-year-old girl was raped in a park as she walked home at night, Lancashire Police have said.

Police have just released details about the attack which took place in Claremont Park, Blackpool, on Friday.

The girl was raped by a man who started talking to her as she walked along Claremont Road near Devonshire Road between 20:45 GMT and 23:30.

Det Ch Insp Andy Gilbert, of Lancashire Police, said: "This was a terrifying incident for the young girl."

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the attack to contact the force or Crimestoppers.

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