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Man arrested following sexual assault

01 Apr 2016 16:44 PM

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Police investigating a sexual assault in Washington have arrested a man.

The incident happened between 9am and 9.15am on Wednesday, March 30, when a 13-year-old girl was touched inappropriately over clothing when she was walking along Dilston Close.

Enquiries are ongoing into this matter and a 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 226 30/03/16 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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