Man accused of Clitheroe Castle sex attack on girl, 14

Clitheroe Castle skatepark Image copyright Gary rogers
Image caption Police said the girl was assaulted near the skatepark in the castle grounds

A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl near a Lancashire castle.

The 18-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was remanded in custody by Burnley Magistrates to Burnley Crown Court on 30 October.

The girl was allegedly attacked at Clitheroe Castle's skatepark at about 14:30 BST on Friday.

Lancashire Police said he was not physically hurt.

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