Man charged with rape and false imprisonment

A 23-year-old man was arrested following the reported incident. Picture: ARCHANT

A 23-year-old man was arrested following the reported incident. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

A 33-year-old man was due to appear in court today charged with two counts of rape in Essex.

Steven Anderson, of Bentley Avenue, Jaywick, was arrested on January 26.

He is charged with two counts of rape, causing actual bodily harm, making threats to kill, false imprisonment, assault by beating and criminal damage.

The charges are in connection with allegations reported on January 3.

He was due to appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court today, Monday January 27.


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