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Basingstoke man charged with attempted rape

A man has been charged with attempted rape following an incident in Basingstoke on Thursday 18 August


Officers were called at 10.44pm on Thursday to a report of an attempted rape in a park near Hungerford Close, Basingstoke.


Costel-Sorinel Predi, 41, from School Close, Basingstoke has been charged with attempted rape and common assault.


He is due to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning (Monday 22nd).


A woman in her 20s is being supported by specialist officers.