Indecency charge

A MAN has been arrested and charged with two counts of indecent assault, after an incident on Queen Street in Amble.

Two girls complained that they had been inappropriately touched while on the street between 8pm and 9pm last Friday.

Police arrested a 20-year-old local man, who was also reported to have been abusive to a shopkeeper. He was subsequently charged with indecent assault and a public order offence

He will appear before magistrates on December 12.