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Teenage girl sexually assaulted in Weston-super-Mare

A teenage girl has been sexually assaulted in a street in Weston-super-Mare.

The incident happened when a man in a silver car approached the girl and her friend as they walked along Locking Road at about 2330 BST on Saturday.

The man is described as Asian, about 30-years-old, with short, dark hair and a round face.

A 32-year-old man has been arrested and is in police custody being questioned in connection with the incident.

The girls were near the street's junction with Brookland Road when the assault happened.

Det Insp Leanne Pook said: "I would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or saw a man in a silver car in the Brookland Road area. They may be able to help with inquires."

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