Police probe report of daylight rape attack on teenage girl in Halifax park

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DETECTIVES are investigating a report of a daylight rape attack on a teenage girl in a Halifax park.

The 17-year-old was in People’s Park at 4.20pm yesterday when the serious sexual assault is alleged to have happened.

Police have arrested an 18-year-old man who is in police custody.

The teenage girl is being helped by specially-trained police officers.

Detectives say inquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information that might help the police’s investigation should call Calderdale CID via 101.

Information can also be passed on anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.