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Woman reportedly sexually assaulted in graveyard at St Mildred’s Church in Tenterden

By Eleanor Perkins

A graveyard in Tenterden has been taped off after a report of a sexual assault.

Police are investigating reports that a woman was sexually assaulted between 10pm yesterday and 4am today in or near the graveyard at St Mildred’s Church in Church Road.

Officers including a forensic team are at the scene.

The church remains taped off

The church remains taped off

Forensics and police dogs are at the scene

Forensics and police dogs are at the scene

A spokesman said: “Officers are currently carrying out enquiries at the scene.


“Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to contact police on 01843 222289, quoting crime reference ZY/37508/17."

The area is taped off while police investigate reports of a sexual assault

The area is taped off while police investigate reports of a sexual assault

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