Man charged with sexual assault and rape in Worthing

Police at crime scene Image copyright Eddie Mitchell
Image caption Scenes of crime officers were in the area following the attack

A man has been charged with the sexual assault and rape of a woman in West Sussex.

The 18-year-old woman was attacked in Upper High Street, Worthing, during the early hours of Saturday.

Sussex Police said she had been out with friends but had become separated from them in the High Street when she was approached by the man at about 03:30 GMT.

A 25-year-old local man is due to appear before magistrates.

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