A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after a girl was attacked in a "serious" sexual assault.
The attack took place in an alleyway between two schools in Rise Park, Nottingham, at around 8pm on January 29.
Cops said the suspect was arrested following extensive enquiries in the Top Valley area last night.
The man is currently in police custody.
Police said that the victim and her family have been informed of the arrest and are being supported by specially-trained officers.
Detective Inspector Craig Hall, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “I would like to thank members of the public for sharing our appeal following this horrific attack.
“The victim and her family have been informed of the arrest and continue to be supported by specially-trained officers.
“While we progress with our investigation we have increased our policing presence in the area and if anyone has any concerns we would ask you to approach one of our officers.
“We are still appealing for anyone who has any information about this serious incident to get in contact with us if they haven’t already come forward.”
Anyone with information that may assist police with their ongoing inquiries is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 657 of 29 January 2023, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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