Jersey cold case sex assault suspect charged

A man has been charged with attempted rape and two counts of indecent assault following a cold case review of sexual attacks in Jersey.

Joao Pedro Santos, 45, was detained on Friday on suspicion of a sexual assault that occurred in February 1998.

He remains in custody and will appear before Jersey Magistrates Court on Monday.

Police have been re-investigating a number of historical unsolved sexual attacks in the island.

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