Stoke & Staffordshire

Man charged over Hanley sexual assault

A man has been charged in connection with a serious sexual assault in Stoke-on-Trent.

A woman aged 20 was assaulted off Black Horse Lane, Hanley, at about 0200 BST on Tuesday.

The man, charged with two counts of rape, is due to appear at North Staffordshire Magistrates' Court in Fenton, later.

Staffordshire Police said the woman was being supported by specially-trained officers.

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