Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Boy charged with kidnap and sexual assault of girl

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with kidnap and sexual assault by detectives investigating an alleged assault on a five-year-old girl.

The incident is said to have happened in Andover, Hampshire, on Sunday 2 September.

The boy, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was charged on Friday night.

He remained in police custody overnight and will appear at Aldershot Magistrates' Court later.

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