Youth accused of raping a Lancashire woman


A 17-year-old boy has been charged with raping a 64-year-old woman in her Lancashire home.

The woman was attacked by a male who broke into the house in Nelson early on Friday.

The arrested teenager who cannot be named because of his age, will appear at Burnley Magistrates' Court later.

He has been charged with two counts of rape, attempted rape and a serious sexual assault.

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