20-year-old charged with sexual assault after woman is attacked on her way home from night out
Police charged the man after reports of a sexual touching offence in the village of Stackheads on Saturday (October 19).
At around 12.15am, a woman in her 30s was assaulted in Newchurch Road as she was walking home from a night out with friends.
On Sunday afternoon - following a public appeal for information - Lancashire Police said it had arrested a 20-year-old man from Burnley on suspicion of sexual assault.
Brooklyn Cross, 20, of Bank Parade in Burnley, has been charged with sexual assault and is due to appear at Blackburn Magistrates' Court this morning (Tuesday, October 22).