Police arrest man after girl of 13 is victim of serious sex assault in Newport

The Malpas Road bus stop where the girl got off the bus

The Malpas Road bus stop where the girl got off the bus

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UPDATE 12.23pm, Monday 3rd March

The 26-year-old man is still being questioned by Gwent Police in custody.

UPDATE 6.03pm, Sunday 2nd March

A MAN of 26 is under arrest in police custody after a girl of 13 was seriously sexually assaulted in Newport, police say.

Officers say the attack took place at 7.30pm last night after the girl got off a bus on Malpas Road. The attack took place in a lane near Hollybush Close, Malpas.

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