AN INVESTIGATION into reports of sexual offences against two teenage girls in Rugby in the 1990s has resulted in a Coventry man being charged.
Peter Livingstone Jones, 55, of Wheelwright Lane, Coventry has been charged with two counts of rape, one count of kidnap and one count of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.
It is alleged the offences were committed against the two girls in 1998.
Jones was also charged with possession of a bladed article in a public place in connection with an alleged incident on Wednesday (November 8). He was due to appear at Warwickshire Magistrates Court on Friday (November 10).
A 43-year-old woman from Rugby arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a girl in Rugby in 1998 has been bailed until December while investigations continue.
A 53-year-old man from Coventry arrested on suspicion of indecently assaulting a girl in Leicestershire in 1997 has been bailed until December while investigations continue.
A 53-year-old man from Rugby remains in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of indecently assaulting a girl in Leicestershire in 1997.
Warwickshire Police’s Major Investigation Unit has set up a dedicated number and e-mail address for anyone with information that could help with their enquiries. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01788 853956 (8am-4pm, Monday to Friday) with information, quoting incident 36 of November 8. Leave a message if the phone line goes to voicemail and someone will call back as soon as possible.
Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers via www.crimestoppers-uk.org or on 0800 555 111.