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Newtown park closed after serious sexual assault

Credit: PA

Dolerw Park in Newtown is closed as police investigate a serious sexual assault that happened in the early hours this morning.

The incident is believed to have happened around 1:00am.

Dyfed-Powys police's investigation is ongoing.

Dolerw Park in Newtown, Powys, is currently closed while police investigate a serious sexual assault during the early hours of this morning.

We are appealing for anyone who was in the area prior to 1am, who might have witnessed anyone acting suspiciously to get in contact by calling 101.

We ask that people planning to attend the Park Run do not access Dolerw Park. An alternative route for this planned run has been made by organisers. Please contact them for information.

Further details will be released as and when necessary to assist the investigation.

– Dyfed-Powys Police