Man charged over assaults

By Tim Clarke 25/05 Updated: 29/05 11:54

A MAN has been charged with sexual assault and two counts of kidnap with intent to commit a sexual offence in Worcester.

The charges relate to two assaults in the city including a woman being grabbed by a man as she waited to catch a bus on Barbourne Road.

The victim was pulled back a short disatance towards Gheluvelt Park at about 5.30am on Tuesday, April 24 before her attacker let go of her and ran off.

Then at about 4.25am on Sunday, May 6 a woman walking along Sansome Walk was approached by a man and subjected to a serious sexual assault close to Worcester Baptist Church.

A man in his 20s was arrested yesterday (Thursday) in Worcester and questioned at Castle Street Police Station. He was charged this afternoon and has been remanded in police custody to appear at Worcester Magistrates' Court on Saturday morning.

Popular Stories »

1 Tributes paid to rugby referee killed in Sixways crash

2 Drug dealer jailed for 16 years

3 Rugby star opens new play area

4 Royal party has an explosive twist

5 Man has lucky escape after car hits tree

More news »

CCTV image released after jewellery theft

POLICE in Worcester have released this CCTV picture

Disabled man targeted by gang

A MAN suffering with a neurological condition was

Man attacked by teenagers in St John's

A MAN in his 50s was punched in

Student flats spark parking concerns

WORK to build a four-storey block of student

Regional news »


Stratford Observer
Falcon Hotel set for £6 million facelift

THE HISTORIC Falcon Hotel in the centre of Stratford is ...

Bromsgrove Standard
New shoe shop to open its doors in Bromsgrove

A NEW shoe shop in Bromsgrove Town Centre will create ...

Redditch Standard
Fun fair blocked from coming into town

A FUN fair has been cancelled after council officers blocked ...

Evesham Observer
Calling all young masterchefs......

THE OBSERVER has teamed up with the Evesham Hotel to ...

Business Directory »

See your advert here »