Boy, 16, held in Gloucester Park sex attack

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault and attempted rape following an attack on a 19-year-old woman in Gloucester.

Police were called to Gloucester Park late on Wednesday night following reports of the assault.

The woman was struck on the head and received treatment for her injuries.

The suspect, who lives in Coleford, was arrested shortly after the incident and remains in custody, Gloucestershire Constabulary said.

Officers appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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