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Man charged over sexual assault in Elgin

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A man has been charged over a sexual assault in Elgin.

Police had appealed for information over an incident involving a 33-year-old woman in the Doocot Park area, near North Street in the Moray town, on Friday 21 June.

A 25-year-old man was charged after an "extensive" inquiry.

Police Scotland earlier said he was expected to appear at Elgin Sheriff Court on Monday but the Crown Office said the accused did not appear.

A spokesperson said he was freed pending further police inquiries.

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