Horsham man charged with raping woman in Crawley

Police are appelaing for information
Police are appelaing for information

A man from Horsham has been charged with raping a woman in Crawley and will appear in court this morning (Thursday March 3).

Craig Line, 21, of South Holmes Road, has been charged with two counts of rape, one of attempted rape and one of assault occasioning actual bodily harm (ABH).

Sussex Police said a 26-year-old woman was punched and then raped between 1.30am and 3am in Goffs Park on Saturday (February 27).

Line will appear before Crawley Magistrates’ Court this morning.

Anyone with any information about the incident can email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting Operation Dunstable.

Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org).

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