Pensioner arrested after sexual assault on Leeds girl, 11, at bus stop

Commercial Street, Rothwell. Picture: Google.
Commercial Street, Rothwell. Picture: Google.
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Detectives investigating a sexual assault on an 11-year-old girl in Leeds have made an arrest.

The incident happened at a bus stop in Commercial Street, Rothwell, at 7.25am last Thursday (January 12).

Following an appeal for information, police said a 72-year-old man was arrested tonight (Wednesday).

He remains in custody. 

A police spokesperson said: "We are grateful to everyone who assisted in sharing the appeal for information."

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