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Harrogate sex attack: Girl, 14, assaulted by three men

Valley Gardens entrance, Harrogate Image copyright Google
Image caption The girl was attacked in Valley Gardens in Harrogate

Police are hunting three men who carried out a "serious sexual assault" on a 14-year-old girl in Harrogate.

The girl was attacked in the early hours of Tuesday in the town's Valley Gardens, North Yorkshire Police said.

A force spokesman said the girl was dragged to a wooded area near Harlow Moor Drive and assaulted.

The area was cordoned off while an extensive search of the scene was carried out. An appeal for witnesses has been made.

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