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Police have arrested and charged a man following an attack on a woman in Brighton.
The victim, in her 30s, was walking home along Eastern Road about 3.45am on 11 September when she was sexually assaulted by a man at the junction of Montague Place and College Street.
The woman's screams for help were heard by a local resident who came to her aid, and the man ran off. He was later arrested following detailed police enquiries.
James Cooke, 30, of Peel Road, Brighton, has been charged with sexual assault.
He appeared before Brighton Magistrates’ Court on 7 October, where he was remanded in custody ahead of a hearing at Lewes Crown Court on 4 November.
The victim continues to receive support from specialist officers.
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