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Man charged with sex assault after teenager attacked near Southampton Common
5:26pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013 in Crime
A MAN has been charged with sexual assault after a teenage girl was attacked on a footpath.
Nathan Daniel Jones, 31, from Howard Road, Southampton, has been charged after a 16-year0old girl was assaulted as she walked along Lovers' Walk, near to Southampton Common.
The girl and a friend were walking home along Lovers Walk at about 11.40pm on Tuesday, August 20 when they went their separate ways.
The victim reached the point where the path splits into a “Y” where upon a male stranger approached and sexually assaulted her.
Jones was further arrested on August 30 having previously been released on police bail two days earlier.
He attended Southampton Central police station and requested to speak to detectives.
He appeared before Southampton Magistrates on Saturday, August 31 and was remanded in custody to next appear at Southampton Crown Court on Tuesday, September 24.