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Man charged in Northamptonshire sex assault inquiry

A man has been charged with rape by Northamptonshire detectives investigating a sex assault.

A 12-year-old girl was attacked in Geddington, Kettering, on Thursday evening as she walked near the turn-off into the village from the A43.

A 26-year-old man from Kettering has been charged with rape, sexual touching, common assault and assaulting a police officer.

He is due to appear before magistrates in Corby later, police said.

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