Man appears in court charged with sexual assault

Scales of justice
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A man has appeared in court charged with sexually assaulting a woman in a layby.

Robert Wright, 37, of Walnut Close, Pavenham, was charged on Saturday with the offence, which is alleged to have taken place on June 8.

That evening at around 7.30pm, a woman had broken down in a layby which joins the A6 near Oakley.

She was approached by a man who sexually assaulted her and tried to drag her into a field.

Wright appeared at Luton Magistrates’ Court this morning (Monday) and has been remanded into custody pending a further court date.