Liverpool sex attack and robbery: Boy, 16, charged

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with attempted rape, wounding and robbery, following an attack on two people in Liverpool.

Police said a man, 23, and woman, 20, were attacked on Saturday night as they left Mersey Kebab shop on Dale Street.

The male victim was allegedly forced to withdraw money from a cash machine then hit on the head with a bottle. The female victim was sexually assaulted.

The boy from Huyton was due to appear at Liverpool and Knowsley Youth Court.

A 17-year-old male from Litherland has also been arrested on suspicion of robbery and assault in connection with the incident.

The 23-year-old victim was treated at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital where his head wound was glued by medics. The woman was treated for minor injuries.

Both have since been discharged from hospital.

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