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Man charged following alleged rape in Newquay

Police have charged a 30-year-old man from Newquay with a number of offences including rape, sexual assault, kidnap, robbery and criminal damage.

It follows an incident in the town in the early hours of Tuesday, when a woman in her 20's was allegedly raped near to the river.

Nicholas Peppiatt remains in custody and will appear before Bodmin Magistrates Court this morning.

A 44-year-old man has been released on police bail until 5th August.