Man arrested after sexual assault on girl in Lincoln

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A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault by allegedly touching a 12-year-old girl in Lincoln.

The incident happened on Broadway, Lincoln, on Tuesday, July 1.

A 12-year-old girl reported travelling on a scooter along Broadway in uphill Lincoln on the morning of July 1 when she was stopped and touched on the chest area by a man.

A local man was detained by officers on Wednesday, July 2, on suspicion of sexual assault by touching.

The 51-year-old man has been interviewed and bailed pending further enquiries.

Lincolnshire Police thanked people who responded to their appeal for information and witnesses.

Officers would still like to hear from anyone who may have any information relating to the incident.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 81 of July 1.

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.