Man charged in connection with sexual assault of 10-year-old girl in Openshaw
Friday 16th February 2018 16:05 Gorton & Openshaw News Posted by Tom Greggan

A man from Openshaw has been charged in connection with the sexual assault of a ten-year-old girl in the town.

Artus Kozlovski, 23, who lives on Connie Street, has been charged with false imprisonment with intent to commit a sexual offence and sexual assault on a child.

Just after 2pm on Saturday, February 10th, police were called to reports of an a sexual assault off Kincraig Close.

The young girl had been walking with friends before she became separated from them and was approached by a man. The man led her to an area of wasteland where the offence is alleged to have happened.

On Tuesday, they released CCTV images of a man they wished to speak to and Kozlovski was arrested on Thursday.

He appeared at Manchester Magistrates Court earlier today and was remanded in custody.