Tayside and Central Scotland

Man charged with raping woman in Alloa

Police have charged a man with raping a woman in Alloa in the early hours of Sunday.

The victim, who is in her 20s, was attacked in a courtyard area off Candleriggs Court, which remains sealed off.

Additional officers have been on patrol in the area to offer reassurance. The woman is receiving specialist support.

The 22-year-old man is due to appear at Alloa Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

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