14 year old boy arrested for sexual assault

1 February 2011, 14:19 | Updated: 16 February 2011, 11:32

A 14 year old boy has been arrested for sexual assault on a girl in Luton.

The 16-year-old victim was walking to meet a friend in Halfway Aveneue between twenty to and ten to one when she was approached.

The attacker rubbed himself against her before kissing her hair.

She struggled and screamed before he pushed her to the ground and ran from the scene.

PC Simon Day is keen to trace anyone who saw the incident and can help identify the man involved.

PC Day said: "This incident has left the victim very shaken and although we have arrested a person in connection with this assault it is still important that we trace anyone who saw the incident and I would urge anyone with information to contact the police."

Anyone with information can contact PC Day at Luton Police Station, in confidence, on 01582 394176, or text information to 07786 200011, or contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.