A man has been arrested in connection with an assault on a schoolgirl in Armagh on Friday.
It was reported earlier how an 11-year-old girl was approached by a man who allegedly grabbed her by the throat and threw her into a hedge outside St Catherine’s College in Armagh city.
Police appealed witnesses following the suspected attack in the Convent Road area, around 3.30pm – just after the school had finished for the day.
However, this evening police have confirmed to Armagh I that an arrest has been made.
A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police in Armagh have arrested a man aged in his 30s on suspicion of common assault.
“The arrest follows a report of an assault on an 11-year-old girl in the Convent Road area of Armagh on Friday, 10 November.
“The man is currently in custody, helping police with their inquiries.”
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