Scunthorpe

Man charged with sexual assault of girl, 12, in Scunthorpe

This story is over

A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in Scunthorpe on Monday, September 26.

Florin Fechete, 33, of Smith Street, Scunthorpe, is due to appear before North Lincolnshire Magistrates Court today (Tuesday, October 4).

The incident happened at around 7.30am as the young girl walked her dog on Sheffield Street, close to the junction with Frodingham Road.

She was reportedly approached from behind by a man who indecently exposed himself and touched her.

An extensive police appeal was circulated following the assault, including CCTV searches for witnesses.

Officers leading the investigation have thanked the public, “particularly those living and working in Frodingham Road, for their assistance in the investigation.”