An 11-year-old girl has been taken to hospital after allegedly being sexually assaulted in North Melbourne on Thursday.
A 31-year-old man was arrested after the alleged attack, which police say took place just before 2 p.m. on Boundary Rd near Racecourse Rd.
Ambulance Victoria said paramedics were called to the scene and the girl was taken to the Royal Children’s Hospital in stable condition.
Police say the man from North Melbourne is still in custody.
7NEWS reported a large police presence at the scene on Thursday as the investigation into the alleged attack continues.
Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or online.