Man appears in court over jogger attack in Chester

A man has been charged with the rape of a woman out jogging in Chester.

The 44-year-old woman was with her dog on 14 June when she was attacked.

Peter Watton, 37, of Lache, Chester, was charged with eight counts of rape. He also faces charges of assault by penetration, kidnap and false imprisonment.

Appearing at Chester Magistrates' Court earlier, Mr Watton was remanded in custody to appear at Chester Crown Court at a later date.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

More England stories

RSS

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • SpiderWeb of wonder

    BBC Earth takes a unique journey inside the body of a giant tarantula

Programmes

  • Cinema audienceClick Watch

    Brighter 3D films - the new laser-based system promising to deliver crisper, clearer movies

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.