Essex

Man charged over sex attack in Colchester

A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenager in Essex.

Officers were flagged down by two men who came across the 17-year-old girl in distress near Vineyard Street car park in Colchester on 11 July.

Police said a 22-year-old man from the Frating area of the town had been charged and then released on police bail.

The man, who has not been named by police, will appear before Colchester Magistrates' Court on 5 August.

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