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Girl sexually assaulted in Greymouth

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 17/02/2017
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Police have stepped up patrols in Greymouth after a 14-year-old girl was grabbed from behind and sexually assaulted on a walkway.

The girl was attacked at about 5pm on Monday while she was walking south on the West Coast Wilderness Trail in the Blaketown area of Greymouth, police say.

The area is behind the BMX park and near the aerodrome of the West Coast town.

The girl was grabbed from behind by an unknown male and was sexually violated.

Police are urging anyone with information to come forward.

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