11-year-old schoolgirl sexually assaulted in broad daylight on the street as police hunt for attacker

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11-year-old schoolgirl sexually assaulted in broad daylight on the street as police hunt for attacker

  • The schoolgirl was attacked at around 3:45 pm on Tuesday in Tipton, West Midlands
  • Officers arrested a man on suspicion of involvement, but he was later released
  • Young people are now offered specialist support as a police call for information

An 11-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in broad daylight on the street when police hunted for her attacker.

The schoolgirl was approached on New Road in Tipton, West Midlands at around 3:45 PM on Tuesday.

Officers arrested a man on suspicion of involvement in the attack, but he was later released without further action.

The young person is now offered specialist support as a police call for information.

An 11-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in broad daylight on New Road (pictured) in Tipton while police hunted for her attacker

An 11-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in broad daylight on New Road (pictured) in Tipton while police hunted for her attacker

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: “ We are investigating an 11-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on Tuesday (March 30) at around 3:45 PM in New Road, Tipton.

“The attacker has fled and we are continuing our investigation to identify him.

A man was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the sexual assault, but after further investigation, he is not held responsible.

He has since been released without further action.

The schoolgirl was approached on Tuesday at around 3:45 PM in Tipton (pictured), West Midlands

The schoolgirl was approached on Tuesday at around 3:45 PM in Tipton (pictured), West Midlands

The schoolgirl was approached on Tuesday at around 3:45 PM in Tipton (pictured), West Midlands

“We understand how traumatic this was for the schoolgirl and provided her with specialist support.”

Anyone with information is urged to call the West Midlands Police Department at 101, quoting incident number 20SW / 90889G / 21.

Alternatively, witnesses can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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