Teenager charged with rape to appear in court

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An 18-year old will appear in court charged with a rape offence and a burglary in Wakefield.

Aryan Rashidi, 18, will appear before Leeds Magistrates’ Court on Saturday morning.

He was arrested and charged following a serious sexual assault on a woman at a property in Wakefield during the early hours of Wednesday, October 5, and a separate offence of burglary in Wakefield on October 4.

The victim of the serious sexual assault is being supported by specially trained officers.