AN INVESTIGATION has been launched into an alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl.

Police received reports that a 16-year-old girl was walking in a wooded area off Pack Lane, Kempshott, when she then walked towards Buckland Parade, where the alleged incident was reported to have happened.

The incident is believed to have taken place between 10pm and 10.40pm on Monday 9 October.

Detective sergeant Dawn White said: “We are keen to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious in the Pack Lane/Winchester Road area that night.”

Enquiries are underway to establish the exact circumstances of what took place.

Anyone with information should call 101, quoting reference number 44170392509.