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Thetford sexual assault investigation on 16-year-old girl sees man charged in connection with incident

An 18-year-old man has been charged in connection with a sexual assault on a 16-year-old girl in Thetford last week.

The incident happened at around 11.20pm, on June 3, in a grassed area off Canterbury Way, near to a path that runs along the river in the direction of London Road.

The victim, a 16-year-old girl was approached by an unknown man, before being sexually assaulted.

The incident happened on June 3 in the town. (48020513)
The incident happened on June 3 in the town. (48020513)

Leon Campbell, of Cedar Grove, Toxteth, Liverpool has been charged with sexual assault in connection with the incident.

He was remanded into custody to appear at Norwich Magistrates Court this morning.

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