Man Arrested Over Pensioner Rape

A man has been arrested and charged with the rape of a 69-year-old woman in Worthing last month.

 
Gabriel Lupu, 23, of West Buildings, Worthing (who is not pictured on our website) is charged with rape and also robbery of the woman on 9 May.

He is due to appear at Crawley Magistrates' Court today Thursday (23 June).
 
Police say woman reported that a man had engaged her in conversation before taking her to the parking area at the rear of Barclays Bank in Liverpool Road where he attacked her.