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UPDATE: Man arrested after girl was touched on bus

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Published by Laura Pratt at 5:12pm 11th January 2019 (Updated 11:22am 12th January 2019)

A man's been arrested by police after a 16-year-old girl was touched inappropriately on a bus going from Accrington to Burnley (11/1/19).

The college student was travelling on the 250 Transdev Mainline Bus.

The man got on in the Accrington area and sat behind her. He then repeatedly touched her hip, before moving his hand towards her bum.

The man got off in Burnley.

A man, 65 and from Accrington, has been arrested by police who have thanked the public for their help with the CCTV appeal. 

Anyone with information can email 5512@lancashire.pnn.police.uk. If you fail to get an answer, please call 101 quoting incident number 323 of January 11th. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org

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