4 Sep 2014

Man charged with Hamilton rape

9:06 pm on 4 September 2014

A man has been charged with raping a woman as she walked home in Hamilton on Tuesday evening.

Police say the woman was attacked in the Te Rapa area of the city.

A 23-year-old man was arrested this morning and has appeared at Hamilton District Court charged with one count of rape, and two charges of unlawful sexual connection.

Police are still appealing for information about a metallic-coloured car parked on the wrong side of the road on Mahana Street between 5.15pm and 5.45pm on Tuesday.