The area of Rose Lane where the incident is believed to have occurred (credit: Google Maps)
Forensic officers have spent much of today analysing an area of land by a block of flats in Rose Lane, near Whalebone Lane North, after the attack in the early hours of this morning.
Police were called at 3.38am to reports that a woman had been assaulted.
It is not known how serious her injury is.
Witnesses say a forensics tent has since been erected, with officers protecting the crime scene all day.
No arrests have been made but officers are investigating the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting CAD862/18JUNE.
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