A 12-YEAR-OLD girl has been seriously sexually assaulted in Kimberley.
The incident happened at around 10.30pm on Wednesday night in Maws Lane, neat the junction with Lawn Mill Road.
A section of the pavement was cordoned off while scene of crime officers carried out forensic tests.
Police are currently conducting house-to-house enquiries and reviewing CCTV footage from the area.
The girl is thought to be from the Ilkeston area.
l Anyone who witnessed the incident, should contact Carlton Police Station on 0300 300 9999 ext 811 6674 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.