A man has been arrested after a young girl was sexually assaulted in Northumberland, police said.
The girl was touched inappropriately in a back lane off Queen Street in Ashington between 16:45 and 17:30 GMT on Friday.
A 33-year-old man has been arrested and bailed in connection with the attack.
Northumbria Police said they were checking CCTV and speaking to residents. Officers appealed to the public for information.