Arrest over sex attack on 10-year-old boy in wood

Police cordon in Rainworth
Image caption Police sealed off part of the wood following the attack on Wednesday afternoon

A man has been arrested following a serious sexual assault on a 10-year-old boy in a Nottinghamshire wood.

Officers were called to an area near Third Avenue in the village of Rainworth on Wednesday afternoon and sealed off a section of the woodland.

Some hours later it was confirmed a 43-year-old man in Ollerton had been detained in connection with the assault.

He remains in custody and was due to be questioned by detectives.

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