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Man charged with kidnap and rape of teenager in Watlington

Stoney Lane, Watlington Image copyright Google
Image caption Police believe the rapist was driving a yellow Fiat before the attack in Stoney Lane, Watlington

A 30-year-old man has been charged with kidnapping and raping a teenager in rural Oxfordshire.

The 19-year-old woman was assaulted on a track in Stoney Lane, Watlington, at 11:30 BST on Tuesday.

A man from Oxford was charged on Wednesday and is due before magistrates later.

Det Insp Louise Roddy said: "I would like to reassure members of the community that sexual assaults such as these are extremely rare."

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