13-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted on Maine Public Walking Trail Tuesday Afternoon
According to WGME 13, multiple individuals sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy on Tuesday afternoon on the Sanford public trail system. The 13-year-old told a school resource officer that two people had approached him on the trail and assaulted him. Following the report, the school contacted the boys parents.
WGME says the assault took place at about 3:30 Tuesday afternoon on the Sanford trail that runs from Spartan Drive to the City Skate Park near the YMCA.
It's not yet reported if any suspects have been identified or arrested, though Sanford Police has confirmed they're increasing their presence in the area.
Area police are reminding the public to use caution, be aware of their surroundings and, if possible, walk in groups when using the trail system. Additionally, is users of the trail ever see anything suspicious, they should contact the Sanford Police Department at 207.324.3644.
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