14-year-old Briton sexually assaulted in Spanish hotel while on family holiday as hotel guest arrested

A MAN has been arrested for an alleged sexual assault of a 14-year-old British girl at a hotel in Spain.

The suspect was described locally as a Briton who was staying at the same unnamed hotel in the bustling Spanish resort of Calella, near Barcelona.

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A British girl was allegedly raped in a hotel in the Spanish resort of CalellaCredit: Getty – Contributor
Footage shows police cars stopping outside the hotel

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Footage shows police cars stopping outside the hotelCredit: Solarpix

The teenager is said to have been on vacation with her parents and other relatives.

Three British men were in the room when the alleged sexual assault took place, according to Catalan radio station Catalunya Informacio, which said only one was arrested.

The arrest in the Thursday night incident reportedly took place in the early hours of Friday morning.

The British youngster was taken to Sant Jaume Hospital in Calella for a medical examination after the police were called.

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Some Spanish newspapers describe the sexual assault as rape, although this has not yet been confirmed by the police.

Photos have also been released showing officers taking away a man wearing a baseball cap and yellow coat who is linked to the alleged sexual assault arrest.

The suspect, whose name and age have not been made public, is currently in prison awaiting an ongoing criminal investigation after being taken into custody by an investigating judge in Arenys de Mar near Calella.

Calella is known as the tourist capital of the Costa del Maresme.

It is 30 miles north of Barcelona, ​​south of Girona and below the famous Costa Brava.

The Mossos d’Esquadra, the regional police who made the arrest, could not be reached early this morning for an official comment.

A court official confirmed: “A judge from Arenys de Mar Court of First Instance Number 7, acting as a custodial court, has agreed to dismiss a man arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a child. ‘a miner in Calella’.

The Sun Online has contacted the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for comment.

The girl was rushed to a local hospital following the reported attack

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The girl was rushed to a local hospital following the reported attackCredit: Alamy

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