Cumbria

Man charged over Carlisle sex assault and kidnap

A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman who was attacked in Carlisle as she walked home from a night out.

The 29-year-old victim was attacked in London Road in the early hours of 5 August, Cumbria Police said.

A 27-year-old man, arrested on Monday, has been charged with sexual assault and false imprisonment with intent to commit a sexual offence.

He is due to appear before Carlisle Magistrates' Court later.

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