Tyne & Wear

Second arrest over Newcastle sex assault on girl, 12

A second arrest has been made in connection with the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl in Newcastle.

The victim was walking in fields next to Pallinsburn Court, near Etal Lane, at 17:00 BST on Thursday when she was attacked, detectives said.

They said a man exposed himself before assaulting the girl. A 17-year-old boy was arrested and bailed.

Detectives also arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with the attack. He has now been bailed.

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