Cumbria

Workington man charged over rape of woman

A man has appeared in court charged with the rape of a woman in Cumbria in the early hours of New Year's Day.

The 20-year-old victim was attacked at an address in Workington on Thursday.

Cumbria Police are appealing for a woman from the area who helped the "distressed" victim to come forward to help with them with the investigation.

A 19-year-old man, from Moorfield Avenue, Workington, was remanded in custody when he appeared before West Allerdale magistrates.

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