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Suspected rapist Joseph McCann charged with Watford attack

The 34-year-old will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday

Undated handout file photo issued by Metropolitan Police of Joseph McCann, 34. (Metropolitan Police/PA)
Undated handout file photo issued by Metropolitan Police of Joseph McCann, 34. (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Fugitive Joseph McCann has been charged with the kidnap and rape of a woman in Watford.

The 34-year-old from Aylesbury is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday accused of the attack on April 21.

Prosecutors are considering a file of evidence relating to a number of other allegations, the Metropolitan Police said.

The case is being investigated by a team from the force’s Homicide and Major Crime Command.

McCann was arrested near Congleton in Cheshire on Sunday.

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