Man charged over Newport sex attack

A 27-year-old man has been charged with attempting to rape another man in a street in Newport city centre.

Gwent Police said the man is accused of robbery, kidnap, grievous bodily harm with intent, sexual assault and attempted rape.

It followed a reported attack on a man in his 50s in the Shaftesbury Street area of Newport in the early hours of Sunday 18 July.

The charged man is expected to appear before magistrates in the city.

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