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Man charged with kidnapping woman in Southampton

A man has been charged with kidnap and sexual assault after an incident in Southampton in the early hours of Sunday.

A 30-year-old woman from Fareham got into a car just before 2am in Bedford Place, believing it was a taxi. The woman was sexually assaulted over her clothing before being left near junction 9 of the M27. The victim wasn't hurt.

Elvis WIlliams, aged 57, from Mosaic Close, Southampton has been charged with kidnap and sexual assault.

He will appear before Southampton Magistrates Court this morning.