Man charged after Crimewatch rape appeal
A man is due to appear in court today following a Crimewatch appeal over an unsolved rape in Birkenhead.
Merseyside Police released CCTV footage of a man they wished to speak to after an 18-year-old student was attacked during Freshers’ Week in September 2015.
The Crimewatch appeal also showed CCTV from before the incident, which took place on the morning of September 28.
Police yesterday confirmed a 32-year-old man had been taken into custody.
Last night Malon Bakasa, of Hinton Street, Litherland , was charged with rape.
He is due to appear before Wirral magistrates court this morning.
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