Pair face sexual and physical violence charges

Two young men are facing a series of sexual and physical violence charges, including rape.

Tuesday, 13th July 2021, 10:47 am
Updated Tuesday, 13th July 2021, 10:48 am

Lewis Hardcastle, 22, of Oak Tree Close, Atherton, and 23-year-old Willem Tomlinson, of Honeysuckle Court, Accrington, appeared before Wigan justices charged with four counts of assault by penetration. Both are also accused of causing a named woman actual bodily harm on the same day - September 18, 2019 - Hardcastle twice having alleged to have done so. The pair were bailed until their first appearance before a Bolton judge on August 4.

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Police probe
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