Humberside

Man in court over 1991 Hull rape

A man has appeared in court charged with a rape in Hull 19 years ago.

Mike Dixon, also known as Graham Thorpe, of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, was arrested after a cold case review by Humberside Police.

He has been charged with raping a 20-year-old woman who was threatened at knifepoint as she walked along Honiton Road, Hull, on 22 March 1991.

Mr Dixon appeared before Hull magistrates on Thursday and was remanded in custody until 17 June.

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