Man charged in connection with rape investigation

Thursday, January 3, 2019

A man has been charged in connection with a rape investigation in Burnley.

The incident is reported to have happened on 1 January close to Charter Walk car park and involved a teenage girl.

Following a public appeal, a 30 year old man was arrested last night (2 January).

Nassar Iqbal, 30, of Castle Street, Brierfield, Nelson, has been charged with rape, sexual assault and robbery. He will appear before Blackburn Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning (4 January).

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