Man charged over Retford sexual assault

POLICE have charged a 63-year-old man over a sexual assault on a woman in Retford.

It happened near to Storcroft Road, Retford just before 11.30pm on Tuesday.

A man is said to have approached a 77-year-old woman from behind, before sexually assaulting her.

Howard Geoffrey Cooper, of Trent Street, Retford, is set to appear at Mansfield Magistrates Court today (Thursday).