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Runcorn teenager, 19, in custody charged with rape and burglary
A RUNCORN teenager has been remanded in custody charged with rape.
Thomas Russell, aged 19, of Hillside Avenue, appeared at North Cheshire Magistrates Court in Runcorn yesterday.
He is charged with three counts of rape, one count of making threats to kill and one count of burglary.
The charges relate to an incident at a house in Weston Point, Runcorn, in the early hours of Saturday, September 28.
Russell was remanded in custody to appear at Warrington Crown Court on Monday, October 14.
The victim, a 55-year-old woman, is currently receiving support from specially trained officers.