The incident happened at around 3.15pm on Saturday afternoon, May 16th on a cycle path between Trimpell Sports and Social Club in Morecambe and the Frankie and Benny’s restaurant on Central Drive
It is alleged that the girls were approached by a group of boys and then subjected to a sexual assault.
Detective Insp Jason Richardson, of West CID, said: “We are treating this extremely seriously and I would appeal for anyone who has any information or who witnessed anything to get in touch with us. The girls involved are being supported by specially trained officers.”
Five boys, three aged 12 and two aged 14 and 15 from Morecambe were arrested on suspicion of rape and assault by touching. They have all been bailed pending further enquiries until August
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0998 of May 16th.