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UPDATED: Man charged as part of investigation into non-recent sexual abuse

Police investigating reports of non-recent sexual offences against two teenage girls in the 1990s have charged a man.

Peter Livingstone Jones, aged 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. These alleged offences occurred in 1998 in Rugby against two teenage girls.

Jones was also charged with possession of a bladed article in a public place in connection with an alleged incident on Wednesday (8 November 2017).

Jones will appear at Warwickshire Magistrates Court this morning (Friday 10 November).

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 has been arrested on suspicion of indecently assaulting a girl in Leicestershire in 1997 remains in police custody.

Investigations are ongoing and police are appealing for information. 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.

  • Tel - 01788 853956 The dedicated telephone line will be staffed between 8am and 4pm, Monday to Friday. If it goes to voicemail please leave a message and someone will call you back as soon as possible. Outside of these hours people can leave a voicemail or call 101 and quote incident 36 of 8 November 2017.
  • E-mail - operationcosta@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk


Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

 

UPDATED, 10/11/2017, 14.20: Jones has been remanded in custody to appear at Warwickshire Magistrates Court on 11 December 2017 on the charge of possession of a bladed article in a public place. He will appear at Warwickshire Crown Court on 14 December in connection with the other charges.

The 53-year-old man from Rugby arrested on suspicion of indecently assaulting a girl in Leicestershire in 1997 has been bailed until December while investigations continue.

 

Posted by Sam Cook, Operational Communications Officer

Published 10/11/17