Man charged with rape of 14-year-old in park

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Image caption Police say the attack took place in a secluded area of Avery Hill Park, off of Avery Hill Road

A man has been charged with the rape of a 14-year-old girl in London.

The teenager was attacked in broad daylight in a secluded area of Avery Hill Park in Greenwich on 4 September.

The Met believes it took place between 09.00 BST and 13.00. The victim was taken to a haven and is being supported by specialist officers.

Robert Rukwira, 40, of Restons Crescent, Greenwich, has been charged with rape. He is due to appear at Bromley Magistrates' Court later.

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