Helicopter over Boston woods ‘helping with enquiries over alleged assault’

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A helicopter flying over Westwood Lakes woods, in Boston, this afternoon (Friday) has been helping police with enquries over an alleged assault.

The helicopter has been spotted hovering over the woods on Old Hammonbeck Road.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said: “We are investigating an incident that took place in the Westwood Lakes woods around 2pm this afternoon, involving the alleged assault of a female.

“Officers are currently on scene and are being supported by a police helicopter.”

Anyone who was in the vicinity this afternoon and who has information they feel may be relevant should call 101, quoting incident number 240 of August 26.