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Man charged with sexual assault of girl in Welling

News   •   Apr 30, 2021 11:20 BST

A man has been charged with the sexual assault of a child.

Matthew Cole, 38 (19.05.82) of Abbey Wood, SE2 was charged on Friday, 30 April with two counts of sexual assault on a child and two counts of child abduction.

He is due to appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 30 April.

This comes after an incident involving the sexual assault of a girl in the area of Maxwell Road, Welling on Friday, 23 April. Following an investigation by the South East Safeguarding Team, Cole was arrested on Thursday, 29 April.