Essex

Man charged with rape and kidnap over Chelmsford attack

A 22-year-old man has been charged with four counts of rape following an attack in Chelmsford, Essex, in the early hours of Saturday, 19 May.

The man, from Kelvedon Hatch, also faces several other charges including attempted rape and kidnap.

He will appear before magistrates in Chelmsford later.

Police said a woman in her 20s was forced into a Ford Focus in New London Road on Saturday and driven to Wood Street where she was raped.

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