Dorset

Man held over Weymouth intruder child sex attack

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Image caption A man was arrested in the Melcombe Regis area of Weymouth on Tuesday evening

A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a young girl while allegedly trespassing in a house in Dorset.

The 25-year-old was arrested at the property in the Melcombe Regis area of Weymouth on Tuesday evening.

Dorset Police said he had been charged with sexual assault on a girl aged under 13. He also faces a charge of trespass on premises with intent to commit a sexual act.

Jervaise Jones, of no fixed address, appeared before Weymouth magistrates.

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Bournemouth Magistrates' Court on 2 November.

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