Teenage girl raped in Hastings park

A teenage girl has been raped in Sussex.

It happened in Alexandra Park in Hastings.

Police say a 13-year old met a man in the area and was later attacked.

It occurred on the evening of Saturday 22nd July.

We are keen to speak to anyone who was near the park or in the St Helen's Road area during Saturday evening. We are supporting victim and her family while we investigate and would urge anyone with information to get in touch.

– Detective Inspector Ben Newman