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UPDATE: Man appears in court charged with rape and kidnap in Merton

News   •   Nov 05, 2020 08:00 GMT

Detectives investigating an alleged rape in Merton have charged a man.

Kadian Nelson, 26 (01.09.94), of the Mitcham area, was arrested on Tuesday, 3 November and has been charged with rape and kidnap.

He appeared at Croydon Magistrates' Court on Thursday, 5 November.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Inner London Crown Court on Thursday, 19 November.

Police were called shortly after 07:00hrs to the North Place area on Tuesday, 3 November.

A teenage girl and her family continue to be supported by specialist officers.