Local man arrested over 2012 sexual assault

A Tamworth man has been arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a young girl in 2012.

Officer's from the State Crime Command's Child Abuse Squad arrested the 19-year-old on Tuesday before he was charged with aggravated sexual assault in company and aggravated break and enter in company.

Police said the 16-year-old victim answered the door to her family's home in 2012 before two men allegedly forced their way in and attacked her.

Police will allege one of the males held the girl down while another man sexually assaulted her.

More details in tomorrow's edition of The Leader.

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