Boys arrested over Rastrick rape allegation

Five boys aged between 12 and 13 have been arrested following allegations a "young girl" was raped.

The assault is said to have taken place on the Field Lane estate in Rastrick, near Brighouse, last weekend.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said all five boys had been released on bail as investigations continue.

The number of police patrols on the Field Lane estate have been increased and local schools have been informed about the case.

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