UPDATE: 12-year-old boy sexually assaulted in a Milton Keynes park

Police patrolling area behind Bradville Community Centre.
Police patrolling area behind Bradville Community Centre.

A 12-year-old boy was sexually assaulted in a park in Bradville yesterday evening.

Thames Valley Police are currently conducting house to house enquiries in the area following the incident, which took place between 4pm and 5pm.

The area was cordoned off last night, and was still behind police tape this morning.

The offender is a man of average height and build who was wearing a black hooded top, with the hood up, black tracksuit bottoms and black trainers.

Senior investigating officer, Det Insp Phil Hayes of the Child Abuse Investigation Unit said: “I would appeal to anyone with any information about the incident to contact police immediately via 101.

“Perhaps you recognise the description of the offender, or saw a man fitting his description with a boy in the vicinity of Bradwell Park yesterday afternoon. If you did then please contact police.

“I would like to reassure the local community that the neighbourhood police team is conducting reassurance patrols in the area.

“Further, officers are also conducting house to house enquiries in the area as part of our extensive investigation into the allegation.”

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.