Police arrest suspect in Cottam schoolgirl assualt

Posted on - 11th March, 2014 - 8:51pm | Author - | Posted in - Cottam, Crime, Preston News



Lancashire Police want to update the public about recent events in Cottam, where a young girl was approached by a male.

A man assaulted a 13-year-old girl who he approached from behind and pushed to the ground as she walked home in Cottam.

The schoolgirl was walking along a path through parkland and recreational ground between Tom Benson Way and Cottam Green back in February.

Police arrested a suspect in connection with the incident and the person has now been charged with 3 offences.

The suspect appeared at court this morning. Lancashire Police are not able to release any further details at this time.

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