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Schoolgirl raped on playing field right next to school and nursery

Officers from Kent Police believe the girl and her attacker are known to each other and are treating the attack at the King George V Playing Field in Queenborough as an isolated incident

A 15-year-old girl has reported being raped in a field next to a school and nursery.

The teenager was attacked at the King George V Playing Field in Queenborough, on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent at around 7.30pm on Wednesday.

Officers from Kent Police believe the girl and her attacker are known to each other and are treating the attack as an isolated incident.

Police cars were parked up at the park as enquiries take place and sniffer dogs were also reportedly seen near the scene.

A Kent Police spokesman said: “Officers received a report that at around 7.30pm on Wednesday, September 29, a 15-year-old girl had been raped in a field near Edward Road, Queenborough.



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“Officers believe the victim and suspect are known to each other and are treating the incident as isolated.

“No arrests have yet been made and enquiries are ongoing.”

Following the incident, Queenborough School & Nursery, put out a tweet on Thursday saying that they would not be opening their gates that lead to the park where the girl was attacked.



Police dogs at the scene
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They said: “The park next to the school has been cordoned off by police.

“This is not related to the school but we have been asked not to open the park gates this afternoon.

“Only the front gates will be open.”








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