Police arrest man accused of sexual assault

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PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager.

Investigators say a 17-year-old girl was attacked around 8 p.m. Friday in a wooded area between the Tomlinson Sports Complex and the Armistice Boulevard section of the bike path.

Police received a tip on Sunday that led them to arrest the suspect. 

After further investigation, they arrested Michael Haworth, 60, of Pawtucket, and charged him with first-degree sexual assault and kidnapping.

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