Wiltshire

Man charged with rape after girl attacked in Swindon

A man has been charged with rape after a teenage girl was attacked in Swindon on Sunday.

The incident happened at around 0600 BST as the 17-year-old girl walked near a subway in Drakes Way.

The man has also been charged with sexual assault, following another incident involving a different person, earlier in the year.

Det Sgt Don Pocock said: "I would like to reassure the community that incidents such as these are rare."

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