Cumbria

Barrow man held over sex assault on girl, 16

A man has been arrested after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted in Barrow, Cumbria.

Police said the 16-year-old was attacked on Promenade, near the town's Jubilee Bridge in the early hours of Sunday.

Detectives believe the girl may first have met her attacker on Barrow Island, close to Coral bookmakers.

Cumbria Police said a 32-year-old man from Barrow had been arrested on suspicion of indecent assault.

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