Teenager, 16, raped near M&Ds theme park in Strathclyde Park

Strathclyde Country Park, where the assault took place.
Strathclyde Country Park, where the assault took place.
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Police are investigating the rape of a teenager at Strathclyde Country Park.

The force said inquiries are at an early stage after the incident was reported at around 9pm on Sunday.

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Part of the park near Motherwell has been cordoned off while officers investigate the area.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Officers are carrying out enquiries after reports of a 16-year-old female being seriously sexually assaulted.

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“Enquiries are at an early stage.”

The park is used for sporting events and contains the M&Ds theme park.