A 12-YEAR-old girl was subjected to a sex attack, according to police on Teesside.

The incident is understood to have happened on Church Lane in Eston.

A spokesman for Cleveland Police said: "Police are investigating a report of an incident in which a 12-year-old girl has been sexually assaulted by a number of persons known to her on the evening of Thursday, November 29.

"A number of arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing."

Police have not said how old the people being spoken to are and are not releasing any further details about the incident at present.