Cornwall

Man charged with rape after Newquay assault

Bodmin Magistrates' Court
Image caption The man appeared at Bodmin Magistrates Court

A man has been charged with raping a woman who was attacked in Newquay.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the victim, in her 20s, was assaulted while walking alone at about 02:00 BST on Tuesday in the Gannel area of the Cornish town.

The victim also suffered a head injury in the attack.

A 30-year-old man from Newquay appeared before magistrates in Bodmin and was remanded in custody to appear at Truro Crown Court on 8 July.

The man has also been charged with other offences, including sexual assault, kidnap, robbery and perverting the course of justice.

A 44-year-old man arrested and was questioned in connection with the attack has been released on police bail.

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