Devon

Man faces Bideford rape charges

Belvoir Road
Image caption The woman was assaulted on Belvoir Road

A man has been charged with rape after an assault on a woman in north Devon.

Officers were called to Belvoir Road in Bideford at about 1250 BST on Friday after the woman, in her 30s, was attacked.

Following an investigation on Friday and Saturday, a 36-year-old local man was arrested, charged and remanded in custody.

He is due to appear before Barnstaple Magistrates' Court on Monday, police said.

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