Worthing man appears in court over High Street rape

Police investigate the scene, in Upper High Street, Worthing
Police investigate the scene, in Upper High Street, Worthing

A MAN charged with sexual assault and rape of an 18-year-old woman on Saturday has appeared in court this morning (Monday, February 9).

Mark Hughes, 25, of St Wilfred’s Road, Worthing, appeared before Crawley magistrates charged with offences of sexual assault and rape.

The alleged incident happened in High Street, Worthing, at around 3.30am.

He was bailed to appear before Chichester Crown Court on Monday, March 9.