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Man charged with rape of teenager in Hemel Hempstead

A man has been charged with the rape of a 17-year-old girl in a Hertfordshire town.

The 39-year-old, from St Albans, has been charged in relation to an attack in Field Road, Hemel Hempstead, police said.

It is alleged the offence took place between late on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday.

The man was arrested on Wednesday and is due to appear at Hatfield Magistrates' Court later.

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