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Normanby sex attack: Man arrested as girl assaulted

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Image caption The girl was assaulted along a wooded path in Normanby

A man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.

The girl was assaulted as she walked along a wooded path in Normanby, Middlesbrough, at about 21:30 GMT on Sunday.

Cleveland Police had issued several appeals for information after the attack, next to Ormseby Road.

A 39-year-old man from Middlesbrough has been arrested. A force spokeswoman said he was still being held in custody.

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