Oxford

Man charged with raping woman near Oxford nightclub

Atik nightclub in Oxford Image copyright Google
Image caption Police said the rape happened in an alleyway close to Atik nightclub in Oxford

A man has been charged with raping a woman after she left a nightclub in Oxford.

Police said the attack happened in an alleyway near Atik on Park End Street at about 02:00 BST on Sunday.

Suranga Wijethunga, 32, of Speedwell Street, Oxford, was arrested on Wednesday.

He has been charged with one count of rape and appeared at Oxford Magistrates Court today.