Man arrested for child sex attack

A young man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a six year old girl in Gothenburg last week, Metro has reported.

The man gave himself up to police on Sunday and is being held on suspicion of attempted sexual assault of a child.

The girl was on her way home from Lilleby school in Hisingen on Wednesday when a man told her to follow him to a wooded area nearby. He began to assault her but she escaped when he was disturbed by a passer-by.