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Wolverhampton man charged over historic rape at University of Warwick

A man from Wolverhampton has been charged with rape following the re-investigation of an historic sexual offence alleged to have taken place at the University of Warwick.

The incident is thought to have occurred in June 2003 when a woman was attacked by an unknown man.

Anthony Jones, 46, from Wolverhampton, has been remanded in custody and will appear in court at a later date.

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Woman in hospital after being hit by suspected stolen car

A police officer has been taken to hospital with serious leg injuries after she was hit by a suspected stolen car.

The police officer, aged in her 40s, was reversed into Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

She had been responding to reports of a break-in at Lyndale Drive, Wednesfield, just after 4am this morning, where keys to a Ford Fiesta were swiped before the car was driven off.

It was spotted 10 minutes later in Neachells Lane but when the officer, aged in her 40s, and a male colleague closed in on the driver, he reversed into the pair.

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