August 17, 2011 12.15 pm This story is over 149 months old

Police charge teenager with rape

Rape charge: A 19-year-old local man was charged with theft and the rape of a local woman on August 15.

Police have charged a 19-year-old local man with rape, assault and theft in relation to an offence in Lincoln on August 15.

William Gary Clawson of Laughton Way, Lincoln, was charged with the offence on August 16 by Lincolnshire Police’s Emerald Team, the force’s dedicated serious sexual assault investigation unit.

The incident took place against a local woman on Ruckland Avenue, Lincoln.

Clawson was remanded in custody and will appear at Lincoln Magistrates Court later on Wednesday.

Source: Lincolnshire Police