A 15-YEAR-OLD girl was allegedly assaulted on land off Clark Avenue in Musselburgh.

The alleged incident happened between 4.30pm and 5.15pm yesterday (Monday).

Passers-by said a police cordon and tent were in place this morning (Tuesday) as investigations took place.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

"This investigation is at an early stage and the local community may notice a police presence in the area while they progress."