A man has been charged with rape following an alleged incident in Heanor.
Police say a 19-year-old girl made claims she had been assaulted in an alleyway in Heanor Memorial Park, close to the William Gregg VC Leisure Centre, off Hand’s Road.
The incident is alleged to have taken place around midnight on Saturday, August 9. The alleyway was cordoned off while scene of crime officers investigated.
Craig Hutsby, 22, of Main Street, Eastwood, appeared in court on Monday.
Anyone with information is asked to call the police on 101 or you can report crime anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.