An 11-year-old girl was raped in woodland in Holmer Green. 

The girl was walking along the public footpath between Rookery Meadow and the woods near Watchet Lane in Holmer Green at around 12pm on Saturday, June 1 before the sickening attack happened. 

UPDATES: More from police as officers hold press conference about horrific attack 

At a gate that borders the woods, the girl saw a man using a mobile phone.

The man did not say anything to the girl, but took her by the arm into the woods where he raped her, before leaving the scene.

The girl then returned back to Holmer Green village.

Bucks Free Press:

The entrance to the footpath on Rookery Meadow. It leads to Watchet Lane woods, where the girl was attacked.

The attack was reported to police three days later on June 4. 

Police have now described the attacker - full details below.

READ: Police give full description of teenager attacker who raped 11-year-old girl in Holmer Green 

Bucks Free Press:

Investigating officer Detective Inspector Kate Francis of the Child Abuse Investigation Unit based at Aylesbury police station, said: “Since this incident was reported to us, we have been progressing our investigation, including studying CCTV footage and making house to house enquiries in the local area.

“Our investigation is continuing, and I am now appealing to members of the public who may have been in the area of Watchet Lane and Rookery Meadow on June 1 and believe they saw anything unusual to contact police.

“I am particularly keen to hear from anybody who may have dash-cam footage or CCTV from the area between 11am and 1pm on June 1 to check this as it may have captured important evidence.”

Superintendent Amy Clements, Local Area Commander for Chiltern & South Bucks, said: “I fully understand that the local community will be concerned by this incident.

“I would like to reassure the community that this incident is being investigated with the utmost priority. This remains an isolated incident and Thames Valley Police have not received any reports of a similar nature.

“The public will see an increased police presence over the coming days while our investigation continues. I would urge anybody with any information about this incident, no matter how insignificant you may think this is, to speak to police, either directly, or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43190168070.

“Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or make a report online.”