Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man charged over attack on woman in Southampton

A man has been charged in connection with an attack on a woman in Southampton.

The 21-year-old victim was grabbed by a man as she walked along The Avenue, near The Cowherds pub, in the early hours of Saturday 16 July.

A 40-year-old man from Southampton has been charged with attempted sexual assault and possession of an offensive weapon.

He will appear before Southampton magistrates.

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