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Man charged after incident on M5 in Somerset

Police were called to an incident on the M5 near Weston-Super-Mare Credit: Omar

A 27-year-old man from Tamworth has been charged with a number of offences after an incident on the M5 near Weston-Super-Mare on Monday (5 August).

Wayne Smith, of Mile Oak, has been charged with false imprisonment and the sexual assault of a female following an incident at a house in Tamworth overnight on 4 August.

He has also been charged with further offences, including assault, dangerous driving and wilful neglect of a child, in connection with the incident on the motorway.

He appeared before magistrates at North Staffordshire Justice Centre this morning (8 August).