Vic man charged after child sex assault

A man has been charged with rape after a child was sexually assaulted in North Melbourne.

The 11-year-old child was assaulted at Boundary Road near Racecourse Road just before 2pm on Thursday, police said.

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 31-year-old North Melbourne man has been charged with one count of rape. He has been remanded in custody to appear at Melbourne Magistrates Court later on Friday.

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