Man charged with Jubilee Park rape in Roby

A 24-year-old man has been charged with raping a woman in Merseyside two months ago.

Gareth Burke, 24, from Thatto Heath, St Helens, was arrested on Friday in connection with a sexual assault in Jubilee Park, Roby, on 13 January.

He was remanded in custody overnight to appear at Liverpool Magistrates' Court later.

A 19-year-old woman was walking through the park just before midnight when she was attacked, police said.

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