Police in West Cumbria are currently investigating an allegation of rape that occurred at an address in Workington in the early hours of Thursday 1st January.
The victim was a 20 year old woman from Workington.
Police have charged Daniel Grierson, aged 19, from Moorfield Avenue, Workington, with rape. He has appeared in West Allerdale Magistrates Court this morning and has been remanded in custody.
Police are continuing to appeal for the lady from the Ashfield / Moorclose area, who helped the victim to come forward. The victim called at her house in a distressed state in the early hours of the morning on the 1st January, where the lady gave her help and support before giving her a lift to the Fisher Street area. Â Detectives believe that she could help the investigation and would like her to call Cumbria Police on 101 and ask to speak to Workington CID.