Police probe sexual assault attempt on a minor

Police have launched an investigation into the attempted sexual assault on a minor in the reclaimed suburb Hulhumale.

Police said an investigation into the incident was underway but said no suspects had been arrested thus far.

AVAS understands that the a group of men had attempted to sexually assault a 13 year old girl in a small park in Hulhumale.

The incident had sparked an outrage on social networking sites with many calling the authorities to bring the perpetrators to justice.