14/12/2016 2:04 PM AEDT | Updated 14/12/2016 3:17 PM AEDT

Man Charged With Attempted Murder And Sexual Assault Of A Girl, 9

The Brisbane man was also charged with deprivation of liberty.

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A man has been charged with attempted murder and sexual assault of a child.

A man has been charged with a string of serious offences against a nine-year-old girl including attempted murder and sexual assault.

The 43-year-old man, from New Farm in Brisbane's inner city, was charged with one count of attempted murder, four offences in relation to sexual assault and one count each of indecent treatment of a child, deprivation of liberty and assault occasioning bodily harm.

Police said the man and the girl were known to each other. The man was expected to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court today.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000.