Man charged with attempted murder and rape of woman in Derbyshire town appears in court

A man charged with the attempted murder and rape of a woman in a Derbyshire town has appeared in court.

Thursday, 19th April 2018, 1:28 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th April 2018, 1:31 pm
He will appear at Derby Crown Court on Friday

Anthony Dealey, of Erewash Square, Ilkeston, was arrested on Tuesday. The 42-year-old was charged on Wednesday with attempted murder, rape, robbery and sexual assault.

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The charges all relate to the alleged strangling and rape of a woman on Queens Avenue, Ilkeston, in the early hours of November 26, 2017.

During a court hearing this morning that lasted several minutes, the 42-year-old spoke only to confirm his name and address.

He was remanded in custody and will next appear before a judge at Derby Crown Court tomorrow.