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Man charged over rape in park on New Year's Day
10:16am Wednesday 8th January 2014 in News
DETECTIVES have charged a man with the rape of a woman in a Southampton park.
Officers were given more time to interview Stuart Ashley-Burton, of no fixed address, who was arrested on Monday.
A 32-year-old woman said she was attacked as she made her way home from celebrating the new year with friends.
It was alleged the attack took place in a park in the Northam area of the city in the early hours of New Year’s Day.
Mr Ashley-Burton will appear today at Southampton Magistrates’ Court facing a charge of rape.