Three quizzed over sports club assault

POLICE have arrested three young men in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a teenager at a north east Essex sports club.

POLICE have arrested three young men in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a teenager at a north east Essex sports club.

The 17-year-old boy was allegedly attacked by one man and three boys on Tuesday afternoon.

One 18-year-old, two 17-year-olds and one 16-year-old were arrested following the incident.

It is understood the alleged victim, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, later gave a statement to officers investigating the attack.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "A 17-year-old north east Essex youth has alleged that he was sexually assaulted on the afternoon of Tuesday December 2 2008.

“Given the fact that this is a sexual assault no further information can be given.”

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An 18-year-old has since been released without charge.

The remaining three teenagers have been released on police bail.

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