DETECTIVES are investigating after a woman claimed she was seriously sexually assaulted in a park in Andover.

An 18-year-old woman reported to police that she was assaulted on Sunday evening (February 23) in a park near to Admiral’s Way.

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in police custody.

The woman is being supported by specialist officers.

Admiral’s Way park is cordoned off while police carry out their investigations.

Anyone who was in the park on Sunday evening and saw anything which may assist the investigation should contact Andover CID on 101.