Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man arrested over sex assault on child

A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault on a child in the Muirhouse area Edinburgh.

Police said he had been charged under section 20 of the Sexual Offences Scotland Act 2009, which relates to offences against a young child.

The incident took place in Pennywell Gardens on Tuesday 21 April.

The man is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

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