Lancashire

Man accused of raping woman in her Colne home

A man has been charged with raping a woman in her home.

Police said the woman was confronted in her bedroom in Colne, Lancashire, by a man who had got into the house through a window.

The offender is alleged to have grabbed the victim by the face and tried to remove her clothes before committing the assault on 9 October.

The 25-year-old man, from Nelson, is due to appear at Preston Magistrates' Court later.

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