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UPDATE: Man charged after teen raped in Burnley

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4:18pm 2nd January 2019
(Updated 7:59am 5th January 2019)

A man has been charged with the rape of a 14-year-old girl in Burnley.

A 14-year-old girl was attacked on the stairs close to Charter Walk car park at about 9am on New Year's Day.

30-year-old Nassar Iqbal from Nelson was arrested on Wednesday (2/1/19), and has now been charged with rape, sexual assault and robbery.

He appeared before Blackburn Magistrates Court on Friday (4/1/19).

He's now been remanded in custody before appearing before Burnley Crown Court on the 7th of February.

 

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