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Police continue to search woodland in Milton Keynes

Police at the scene in Bradville, Milton Keynes

Detectives are continuing to search woodland in Milton Keynes after a 12 year old girl reported she was raped.

The attack is thought to have happened around March 23rd at 3pm. The girl told police a man pulled her into woodland at the end of the play area in Harrowden, Bradville.

It was reported over the weekend and police are now carrying out a forensic examination of the scene.

The offender is described as white, aged around 45 and of skinny build. He had short grey or black hair and was wearing a leather jacket, jeans and Dr Martens boots. He spoke with a Scottish accent.

Detective Chief Inspector Justin Fletcher said: "We would like to reassure the community that we are investigating the matter fully and patrols will be in the area to provide extra reassurance."

Police have appealed for anyone who has information to contact them.