Nottingham

Arrest over sex assault on girl, 12, in Kimberley

Maws Lane, Kimberley
Image caption The 19-year-old man is being questioned in connection with the attack in Kimberley

Police hunting two men in connection with a sexual assault on a girl in Nottinghamshire have arrested a man.

The 12-year-old, from Derbyshire, travelled to Kimberley on Wednesday night with a friend to meet another friend.

After they became separated, the girl reported she was assaulted by two men in Maws Lane at about 22:30 BST.

The man, aged 19, was arrested on suspicion of carrying out a serious sexual assault.

He remains in police custody and will be questioned during Thursday night, a police spokesman said.

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