August 1, 2011 11.16 am This story is over 124 months old

Man charged with West Common sexual assault

West Common assault: A 46-year-old man was charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old woman at the weekend.

A Lincoln man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old woman on West Common at around 2.20am on Sunday, July 31.

Officers received a report that the incident had taken place on West Common and later arrested Darren John Burkinshaw (46), of Ebony Grove, Lincoln.

Burkinshaw was charged with sexual assault in relation to the incident later that day. He was remanded in custody to appear at Lincoln Magistrates Court on Monday.

Anyone with information can call Lincolnshire Police on 0300 111 0300.

Source: Lincolnshire Police | Photo: Julian Beckton

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