Lancashire

Man held over schoolgirls sex assault in Burnley

A man has been arrested by police investigating the sexual assault of two schoolgirls in Burnley.

A 13-year-old girl was assaulted as she walked through a subway between Gala Bingo and the bus station at about 07:50 GMT on Tuesday.

A second girl, aged 14, was approached on Lower Tentre at about 08:30 on Wednesday, Lancashire Police said.

A 24-year-old man, from Burnley, arrested on Friday, is being questioned on suspicion of sexual assault.

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