Man charged with Burnley sexual assault

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A MAN has been charged in relation to a sexual assault on a 47-year-old woman near Burnley town centre last week.

Ricky Stuart (30) of no fixed address, has been charged with theft, attempted rape, sexual assault and assault by penetration.

The incident happened near the Inn on the Wharf between 8-30pm and 9-30pm last Thursday,

Stuart is due to appear at Burnley Magistrates’ Court later this morning.