A 33-year-old man has been arrested and charged with indecently assaulting a girl aged under 12 in Cambridge, police say.

The man, who has also been charged with intimidation, will appear in the Hamilton District Court tomorrow, according to police.

Detective Sergeant Harry Hodgson said authorities “received several reports of a man making inappropriate advances towards women in the area, and acted urgently to hold the offender to account and provide reassurance to the community.

“Police would like to thank members of the public for information leading to the arrest.”