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Man arrested after Police investigate a report of a rape on Brighton Beach Saturday

Man arrested after Police investigate a report of a rape on Brighton Beach Saturday

Police investigating a report of a rape in Brighton have charged a man.

Officers were called to Brighton beach at 5am on Saturday (1 August) and arrested a suspect.

The victim – a 25-year-old man – is receiving support from specially trained officers.

Aynul Hoque, 31, of New England Road in Brighton, has been charged with rape and remanded in custody to appear before ​Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Monday (3 August).

Anyone with information can report online or call 101, quoting Operation Chesterton.