Man charged in connection with Northampton assault

Detectives investigating the assault of a woman in Northampton have charged a man in connection with the incident.

Matt Mellor, 40, of Wigston, Leicester, was arrested on Saturday evening and has been charged with attempted rape, breach of a Sexual Offences Protection Order and possession of a bladed/pointed article.

The incident took place in Lutterworth Road, Abington, at around 1.50am on Saturday, February 26, when a man approached the woman and assaulted her.

Mr Mellor has been remanded in custody and will appear at Northampton Magistrates’ Court today.

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