Man charged with rape and kidnap in Newport

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A 61-year-old man has been charged with the rape and kidnap of a young woman in Newport early on Thursday.

Police had appealed for information after an incident involving an 18-year-old woman, who had been walking along Chepstow Road.

The alleged assault happened in Nash Road in the city's Goldcliff area after the woman got into a car.

A man was later arrested and is due to appear before Caerphilly Magistrates on Monday.

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