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Sexual Assault Victim Near Mitchell Park Recants Statement

UPDATE: MPD has conducted further investigation and interviews regarding the sexual assault of the female that was reported in the area of 23rd and National Avenue.  The victim recanted her statement and the incident has been determined to be baseless. 

The alleged suspects will be released. 

ORIGINAL: Milwaukee Police announced this morning that they have arrested five male suspects and are looking for one more in connection with a sexual assault of a 12-year-old.

The attack happened around 4 p.m. on Monday, August 29th near South 23rd Street and West National Avenue, just blocks away from Mitchell Park on the city's south side.

MPD says they later arrested the five suspects and continue to seek one more. No identifying information has been given. The investigation is ongoing.

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