Police launch probe amid reports young woman was assaulted in Burton

Police have launched an investigation amid reports a young woman was assaulted in Burton. Officers from Staffordshire Police were called to reports of an assault in Derby Road last night, Monday, February 22, at around 6.30pm. As a result, officers attended the scene and searched the area.

Enquiries into what happened are now ongoing, a spokesman for the force said. Reports on social media suggest that it was a young woman who was assaulted near to Pirelli Stadium. A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: “We were called to Derby Road, Burton, shortly before 6:30pm last night (Monday, February 22) to reports of an assault.

“Officers attended and conducted an area search. Enquiries are ongoing.” Police say they will not be releasing any more information at this time.

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