Ceduna man arrested after attempted sexual assault

A Ceduna man will face court following the alleged kidnapping and attempted sexual assault of a young girl known to him.

Police will allege that on Sunday, March 31 the man offered the girl a ride home in his car, but allegedly took her to another location where he attempted to sexually assault her.

The girl, who was not physically injured in the incident, was then taken home.

Following a detailed investigation by Ceduna detectives, a 26-year-old man was arrested on Thursday and charged with aggravated kidnapping and attempted aggravated indecent assault.

He was bailed with strict conditions to appear in the Ceduna Magistrates Court on August 12.

Police said they would like to thank members of the Ceduna community who assisted with the investigation.