The man has been charged with killing nine-year-old Lily Currency in Boston, Lincolnshire.
Deividas Skēbas, 22, was arrested by police two days after Lily was found dead after being stabbed in fountain lane in Boston around 6:20 p.m. on Thursday.
Lincolnshire police say Lithuanian national, of Thorold Street, Boston, due to appear before Lincoln Magistrates’ Court. on Monday.
After combination of intelligence and information provided by members of in public the police say armed officers made en arrest in central park area of Boston around 2:45 p.m. on Saturday.
Chief Superintendent Martin Parker said: “This is a heartbreaking case that has affected many people in Boston and beyond.
“Our thoughts continue with lilies family during this extremely difficult time.
“The response to such a devastating incident required the allocation of significant resources to investigate and engage with people in Boston who understandably shocked by Lilia death.”
It is reported that Lily was playing with her younger sister on in street just yards far from office where are they mother worked.
The girls had a hula hoop and a toy stroller. left at the scene, according to local people.
The police described nineyear-old death as “a complete tragedy” and Home Secretary Priti Patel called the incident “terrifying”.