Portsmouth man Samuel Belstone charged with two counts of rape after officers investigate attack on 22-year-old woman

A PORTSMOUTH man has been charged by police officers investigating the rape of a 22-year-old woman.

Thursday, 14th October 2021, 2:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 14th October 2021, 2:51 pm

Samuel Belstone, 29, of Copnor Road, has been charged with two counts of rape and possession of cannabis, a controlled Class B drug.

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He was remanded into custody to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates Court today.

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This charge is in relation to an incident which happened in North End Portsmouth between 3am and 6am on October 9.

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