Nottingham

Man charged with raping girl, 12

A 20-year-old man has been charged with raping a 12-year-old girl in Nottinghamshire.

Ryan Cooper, of Watnall Road, Hucknall, is alleged to have assaulted the girl near Maws Lane, in Kimberley, on 26 October.

He is accused of attacking the victim, from Derbyshire, at about 22:30 GMT, Nottinghamshire Police said.

Mr Cooper has been released on bail and is due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 27 April.

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