Man charged after pensioner raped in Chessington
- 26 October 2013
- From the section London
A 22-year-old man has been charged with the attempted murder and rape of a woman in her 70s in south-west London.
Police were called to reports of a burglary and rape at a residential address in Chessington on Wednesday at 06:35 BST.
Metropolitan Police said the man was due to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court.
The woman continues to be treated in hospital and her condition is not thought to be life-threatening.