Officers from Kent Police have confirmed to ITV News they have received a report of a sexual assault committed in East Kent in the 1960s
The alleged victim has named Sir Edward Heath in connection with the allegation.
Detectives said they are making initial enquiries, and will obtain a full account from the individual who made the report.
A brothel madam has denied reports she threatened to expose Edward Heath as a child abuser and said she had no involvement with him.
A man has claimed that he was raped aged 12 by former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath.
Wiltshire Police say they've 'worked tirelessly' to establish Ted Heath abuse claims