Man remanded in custody over rape of woman in Sheffield

A man has been remanded in custody after being charged with the rape of a woman in Sheffield.

Friday, 17th May 2019, 10:08 am
Updated Friday, 17th May 2019, 15:42 pm

Matthew Jowitt, aged 18, of Cartmell Road, Woodseats, is accused of raping a 27-year-old woman on grassland off Ulverston Road, Woodseats, at 9.30am on Tuesday.

He has been charged with two counts of rape and one sexual assault.

A man has been charged over the rape of a woman in Woodseats, Sheffield

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Jowitt appeared before Sheffield magistrates yesterday and has been remanded in custody.

He is due at Sheffield Crown Court on Thursday, June 13.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 249 of May 14.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555111.