A TEENAGER has been charged with committing rape in the town earlier this month.

A 16-year-old boy from Droitwich Spa has also been charged with a further rape offence as well as assault causing Actual Bodily Harm (ABH).

A girl reported she had been raped in the Westlands estate area of the town on the evening of Saturday, February 1.

The 16-year-old boy was arrested in connection with the incident and released on police bail pending further inquiries in the early hours of February 2.

He was arrested again following an assault on a teenage boy in Worcester yesterday afternoon.

He was then charged overnight with both offences as well as a second rape offence that took place at a property in Droitwich on Friday, December 20 last year. It was reported by a teenage girl to police on Wednesday, February 12.

He is due to appear at Worcester Magistrates’ Court this morning.