A 16-year-old boy from Coleford has been arrested on suspicion of assault and attempted rape. The incident happened in Gloucester Park at around 11pm yesterday.
A young woman was struck on the head during the attack and sexually assaulted. An immediate search of the area was carried out by response officers and the arrest was made shortly before 11.30pm.
The victim has received treatment for her head injuries and is currently being supported by specially trained sexual assault officers.