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Man charged with kidnap and sexual assault

A 30-year-old woman got into a car in Southampton thinking it was a taxi when she was assaulted

Police have this evening, Monday, 31 July  charged a man after an incident in Bedford Place, Southampton in the early hours of Sunday 30 July.

A 30-year-old woman from Fareham got into a car just before 2am in Bedford Place, believing it to be a taxi. The woman was sexually assaulted over her clothing before being left near junction 9 of the M27.

The woman was left with no physical injuries. 

Elvis WIlliams, aged 57, from Mosaic Close, Southampton has been charged with kidnap and sexual assault. He will appear before Southampton Magistrates Court tomorrow morning.


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