Hunt for sex predator who attacked schoolgirl in Doncaster park

A schoolgirl was sexually assaulted by a man in a Doncaster park.

Thursday, 12th April 2018, 13:28 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th April 2018, 12:31 pm
Hexthorpe Park. Picture: Google

The 14-year-old victim was walking through Hexthorpe Park near to the gates for the bike rack when a man approached her and asked for the time.

Officers have now stepped up patrols in the area to provide reassurance to the public following the attack yesterday at 3.20pm.

“I understand incidents of this nature cause distress and concern within our communities and I’d like to offer assurance that plans and extra patrols have been put in place in the area to provide reassurance.

“We are also working closely with the victim to provide specialist support and I would encourage away with any information to please report it.”

READ MORE: Boss earns more than Prime Minister as Doncaster Council top pay is revealedThe man is described as white, aged between 18 and 20 and is said to have been wearing black shoes, blue jeans and a red coat.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident number 618 of April 11.