After investigations made by Humberside Police into an allegation of sexual assault of a 12 year old in the park on Dorchester Road, Bransholme, at 4pm on Monday police have detained a 71 year old.

The 71 year old man was arrested after being identified as being the perpetrator. He was detained under Section 2 of the Mental Health Act, and is being held whilst investigations continue into the alleged incident.

Humberside Police also reiterated that sharing pictures and video of the alleged incident via social media could hinder their ongoing investigation so the public are asked to refrain from sharing the imaged and video in question.

The police presence in the area has been increased, and Humberside Police are asking that anyone with any information relating to the alleged incident to speak to one of the officers or contact 101 and quote reference number 334 of 11/09/17.