A 14-year-old boy has been charged in connection with a number of sexual assaults in Manchester.
The charges relate to five reports of sexual assault, including three from women who were sexually assaulted near to the University of Manchester between 21st September and 5th October 2013.
The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been remanded into custody and is due to appear at Manchester City Magistrates Court later today.
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