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Man charged with raping a woman in Bishop Auckland

Entrance to cemetery Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman was attacked on a footpath between Bishop Auckland cemetery and Brack's Farm

A man has been charged with raping a woman who was attacked as she walked in Bishop Auckland.

The woman was attacked at about 20:00 BST on a footpath between Bishop Auckland cemetery and Brack's Farm on 20 October.

A 27-year-old man from Bishop Auckland is due to appear before magistrates on Monday 29 October.

Durham Police has urged people not to speculate about the victim's identity online.