Former Durham Union Society Secretary Louis Richardson charged with rape and sexual assaults

By Palatinate  Team 

UPDATE: Mr Richardson was acquitted of all charges against him on 12/01/16. Further details are available here.

Louis Richardson, the former Secretary of Durham Union Society, has been charged with sexual assaults and a rape

Richardson was arrested on Friday 31 October and bailed.

The offences relate to two victims according to police.

A police representative told Palatinate: “The 20-year-old man arrested by police on 31st October on suspicion of the rape of a female has been charged with three sexual assaults and a rape. He has been bailed to appear before Peterlee Magistrates on June 10.”

Photograph: Peter Roberts