Berkshire

Man appears in court over rape and attempted rape charges

A 21-year-old man has appeared in court charged with raping a woman in Reading last month.

The woman, aged in her 30s, was allegedly attacked behind the Costcutter store in Wantage Road in the early hours of 23 August.

The man, who was charged with rape and attempted rape on Friday, appeared at Reading Magistrates' Court on Saturday.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Reading Crown Court on 29 September.

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