A TEENAGE girl has been sexually assaulted on a rural bridlepath near Swadlincote, police have now confirmed.
The 18-year-old woman suffered no injuries following the horrifying incident and a member of her family later raised the alarm.
Police have not yet made any arrests but are continuing with their enquiries, and are hoping to make an arrest soon.
The incident happened on a rural bridlepath, off Pit Lane, Church Gresley, at 4.30pm on Sunday night., but details have just been released.
A spokesman for Derbyshire police said: “An assault took place at 4.30pm on Sunday on a bridleway off Pit Lane, Church Gresley, and we are now making enquiries.”
It was later confirmed that the incident was a sexual assault.
The area was cordoned off while a forensic examination was carried out.
There was no description available of the suspected attacker.
Anyone with information should contact Derbyshire police on 101.