Tayside and Central Scotland

Man in court in connection with Falkirk sexual assault

A man is to appear before Falkirk Sheriff Court on charges relating to a sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl.

Central Scotland Police said the 18-year-old had been arrested following the attack in Falkirk on Friday 12 October in the Boyd Street area of the town.

The man is appearing at court from custody.

A police spokesperson sought to reassure the public saying: "Incidents of this nature are extremely rare."

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