Princess Alexandra security guard remanded in custody on hospital rape charge
A man charged with raping a woman at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow has been remanded in custody.
Nicholas Bell, 22, of Little Brays, Harlow, was arrested following reports a woman in her 30s had been assaulted at the hospital on Sunday (April 5).
Bell, who works for the hospital as a security guard, appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Monday (April 6) and was remanded in custody to appear at Chelmsford Crown Court on Monday May 4.
Essex Police's investigation continues. Enquiries are being led by its adult sexual abuse investigation team in Harlow, who can be contacted on 101. Information can also be submitted online at https://www.essex.police.uk.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555111 or use its anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org.
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