A school girl was gang-raped by a number of young boys on a grassed area in Workington.
Cumbria Police says they have now arrested three 13-year-olds and 14-year-old boys who were all arrested overnight.
Detectives are investigating rape allegations following an attack in Cloffocks, Workington.
All the boys arrested are believed to be from Workington town in Cumbria.
Police said: The offence is alleged to have occurred on a grassed area near Cloffocks car park in Workington at some time between 7 pm and 7.20pm on Tuesday, 3 January 2016.
‘Anyone with information about this incident who has yet to come forward is urged to call 101 quoting incident number 176 of 3 January 2016 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’