An 11-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of the rape of a young boy.
Dorset Police say they are investigating the serious incident, which happened while the seven-year-old was playing outside in the small village of Wool in the south of the county.
A police spokesperson said: “We are investigating a report of a rape in Wool. It was reported that the incident occurred on Monday, May 14, at an outside location.
“The victim, a seven-year-old boy, is being supported by specially-trained officers.
“An 11-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of rape and has been released under investigation to allow officers to establish the full circumstances around the incident.”
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