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Oliver Purvis charged with sex assaults of woman and 13-year-old girl in Dunmow area

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A man is to appear in court on Thursday (June 4) in connection with sex attacks on a woman and a 13-year-old girl in the Dunmow area.

Oliver Purvis, 25, of Tanton Road, Flitch Green, who is charged with two counts of sexual assault, is due at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court.

It follows reports that a woman in her 20s was assaulted in an alleyway off Chelmsford Road, Great Dunmow, at around 10.45pm on Thursday May 28 and a 13-year-old girl was assaulted in woodland off Tylers Avenue, Flitch Green, on Friday May 29.

Essex Police arrested a man in the early hours of Monday (June 1).

A spokesperson said: "We are not looking for anyone else in connection with these incidents and we would like to thank people in both communities for their support."

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