Arrest over sex assault on girl in Swindon shop

A man has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a five-year-old girl in a Wiltshire shop.

Police said a 53-year-old from Gloucestershire had been arrested earlier and was being interviewed.

The child became separated from her mother in the 99p Store in Havelock Street, Swindon, at about 1530 GMT on 31 December.

A force spokesman said a man approached the girl, led her to a corner of the shop and assaulted her.

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