Man in court over Bournemouth churchyard rape

St Clement's Church, Boscombe A woman was attacked in the grounds of St Clements Church, Boscombe, at about 05:30 BST on Saturday

A 22-year-old man has appeared in court charged with rape and GBH.

The man, from Bedfordshire, was charged after a woman was attacked in the grounds of St Clements Church, in the Boscombe area of Bournemouth, at about 05:30 BST on Saturday.

Police said the woman had sustained facial injuries.

The man was remanded in custody at Bournemouth Magistrates' Court and will appear at Bournemouth Crown Court on 12 August.

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