Police investigate possible child sex assault in Southwest Philadelphia

Police are investigating a possible sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl in Southwest Philadelphia.

Investigators were called to a home on the 5700 block of Warrington Avenue around 2:15 a.m. Sunday.

Family members say they found a relative assaulting the child.

The person ran off, but was quickly found by police.

He is being questioned by the Special Victims Unit.

So far, no charges have been filed.

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