Man arrested for attempting to sexually assault minor girl in TN

A 58-year-old man has been arrested on the charges of attempted sexual assault on a twelve-year-old girl in Tirupur district here, police said today.

PTI| Updated: Feb 25, 2015, 14:38 PM IST

Coimbatore: A 58-year-old man has been arrested on the charges of attempted sexual assault on a twelve-year-old girl in Tirupur district here, police said today.

The accused, identified as Ganeshan who is a factory worker, tried to sexually assault the girl when she was alone in her house, they added.

According to the police, the victim raised an alarm after which some persons in the vicinity nabbed the accused and handed him over to the police.

The accused was arrested and a case has been registered against him, they said, adding that further investigations are on in the case.