Charges have been authorised against a man by officers investigating an incident involving a child in Sittingbourne.
Harry Morris, aged 24 and of Peregrine Drive, has been charged with child abduction and sexually assaulting a child under 13 years old.
Mr Morris was charged following an allegation that a man approached a girl in an alleyway off Rectory Road at around 8.15am on Wednesday 8th December.
After a short verbal exchange, the suspect is said to have briefly grabbed her before running from the area. The girl was uninjured.