Portslade man charged with attempted rape after woman found unconscious

Posted On 12 Mar 2020 at 2:45 pm

Brighton Magistrates’ Court

Police investigating an incident in Portslade have charged a man with attempted rape.

Peraslingam Nanthvavaraman, 40, of Sheppard Way, Portslade, has been charged with attempted rape and committing an act with the intention of committing a sexual offence.

Police were called to Station Road, Portslade, at 11.15pm on Sunday 8 March to a report of a woman unconscious.

The suspect was arrested by officers at the scene.

Nanthvavaraman appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday 12 March).

He was remanded in custody.

He is due to appear at Lewes Crown Court for a pre-trial hearing on Thursday 9 April.

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