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Child sexually assaulted in Burnley supermarket

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2:41pm 26th November 2018
(Updated 5:38pm 26th November 2018)

A little boy's been sexually assaulted in the toilets of Sainsbury's supermarket in Burnley.

The seven-year-old was approached by a man on Sunday (25/11/18) between 1.25pm and 1.45pm.

This evening a 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault with a child under 13.

He is being questioned by detectives.

Detective Sgt Rob Trickett, of East CID, said:

“This is an extremely concerning assault on a young boy.

“The boy and his family are being supported by officers.”

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