Northampton

Northampton man charged with raping 10-year-old girl

A man has been charged with the abduction and rape of a 10-year-old girl in Northampton.

The girl was found in a street in the Spring Boroughs area of the town at about 17:00 BST last Thursday, Northamptonshire Police said.

Jason Watts, 32, from Hampton Street, Northampton, is due to appear at the town's crown court on Wednesday.

A 47-year-old man, who was also arrested, was later released without charge.

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