Man charged over Reading rape and kidnap in 1988

A man has been charged with raping and kidnapping a woman 26 years ago.

Peter Holder, 48, from Tippett Rise in Reading, is accused of one count of rape, one count of kidnap and one count of indecent assault.

The charges relate to a sex attack in Watlington Street, Reading, on the evening of 5 March 1988 - the woman was 30 years old at the time.

Mr Holder appeared before Reading magistrates and will next appear at the town's crown court on 2 June.

He was remanded in custody.

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