Man charged with woman’s rape

A 25-year-old man has been charged with the rape of a woman today.

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At around 3.30am on Saturday a woman was walking home with friends in Worthing when she became separated.

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She was approached by a male who then raped her on the green area at the junction of High Street and North Street before making off, according to Sussex Police.

The man was arrested in connection with the rape and has now been charged.

He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Crawley Magistrates Monday morning.