Police have arrested three men on suspicion of sexual assault and false imprisonment within the grounds of an Islamic girls' school in Lancaster.
The school, Jamea Al Kauthar, has released a statement:
"The school is aware of the allegations that have been made and at the present moment the school is fully co-operating with the police with their investigations into the matter.
"The school will publish a statement of any details it receives, once this has been received.
"We expect the matter to be cleared up soon."
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