Child hospitalised after Melb sex assault

An 11-year-old girl has been taken to hospital after she was allegedly sexually assaulted in North Melbourne.

A 31-year-old man was arrested after the alleged attack, which police say happened on Boundary Road near Racecourse Road just before 2pm on Thursday.

Paramedics were called to the incident, and the girl was taken to the Royal Children's Hospital in a stable condition, Ambulance Victoria said.

The man from North Melbourne is in custody, police said.

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