Man arrested for sexual assault on a child after police operation in Pendle

Two men have been arrested after a multi-agency operation in Pendle.

Police officers visited numerous takeaways in Pendle as part of Operation Latimer.

Two men have been arrested after police visited numerous takeaways in Pendle as part of Operation Latimer.

Two men have been arrested after police visited numerous takeaways in Pendle as part of Operation Latimer.

Following this operation a 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of an immigration offence, along with a 38-year-old man on suspicion of sexual assault on a child.

Anyone with concerns about child sexual or criminal exploitation should report this via the engage team on 01254 353525 or 999 in an emergency.