Man charged over rape and attempted murder of woman in Ilkeston

A man has been charged after a woman was raped and left for dead in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

The woman was walking along Queen’s Avenue on 26 November, when she was grabbed, strangled and raped.

Detectives arrested 42-year-old Anthony Dealey on Tuesday 17 April.

He has been charged with attempted murder, rape, robbery and sexual assault. He remains in police custody.

A spokesperson for Derbyshire Police said:

A man has today been charged with a number of alleged offences all linked to the attempted murder of a woman last year in Ilkeston.

Spokesperson, Derbyshire Police