Man charged with raping woman in Gloucester city centre

Police investigating a serious sexual assault on a young woman in Gloucester have charged a 23-year-old man with rape.

A 20-year-old woman was assaulted in the city's Kings Barton Street in the early hours of Sunday 20 June.

The man was arrested and charged on the evening of Friday 25 June.

Police said he was remanded in custody by Cheltenham magistrates until 7 July, when he will appear in Gloucester Crown Court.

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