Man appears in court in connection with two charges of rape

Brighton Magistrates' Court
Brighton Magistrates' Court

Sussex Police said a man has been charged in connection with the rape of two women in Brighton in 2017 and 2018.

A police spokesperson said: "Mohammed Joinal, 29, of West Street, Sompting, was arrested and charged with committing two counts of rape.

"Joinal is accused of raping a woman on Brighton beach on October 19 2017 and raping another woman in St George's Road, on January 9 2018."

Police said Joinal appeared at Brighton Magistrates' Court on May 11 and was remanded in custody to appear at crown court on June 7.