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Teenage girl raped in grounds of Leith church

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image captionThe girl was raped in the grounds of South Leith Parish Church

A teenager has been raped in the grounds of a church in Edinburgh in an early morning attack, police have said.

Police said they received a report that the 17-year-old girl was attacked at South Leith Parish Church in Constitution Street, Leith.

The attack happened at about 01:00 on Thursday.

The force said it was making inquiries after receiving a report of a serious sexual assault.

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