Tuesday 7 April, 2020

East End man due in court charged with two counts of rape

A man is due in court today charged with Wrongful Confinement, Assault by Penetration, and two counts of Rape.

He is 26 and from East End.

Yesterday, a 29-year-old East End man appeared in court charged with several offenses, including Possession of an Imitation Firearm with Intent to Commit an Offence, Wrongful Confinement, Threats to Kill, and several counts of Assault by Penetration.

The charges relate to an incident on December 30 where a woman reported she had been threatened with a firearm and forced to perform sexual acts.

The man appeared in court yesterday (January 14) and was remanded into custody.

The 26-year-old has also been charged in connection with the same incident.

He appears in court this afternoon, January 15. 

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