AN INVESTIGATION has launched after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted in Carlisle city centre.

It happened at about 3pm on Tuesday in English Street.

Cumbria Police say they received a number of reports that a man was acting inappropriately around the English Street area.

A spokesman added: "A man, 33, from Carlisle, was quickly arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.

"We're asking for anybody with information to contact PC 2551 Smith on 101."