A 28-year-old man has been charged with the rape of a woman at a hospital in Merseyside.
Sidharth Nair, of Jason Street, Everton, Liverpool, has also been charged with two counts of sexual assault.
The victim reported that she had been raped by a man at Whiston Hospital on Tuesday evening.
She is being supported by specialist officers and police say enquiries into the case are still ongoing.
Mr Nair appeared at Wirral Magistrates’ Court today.
He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Liverpool Crown Court on February 29.
Detective chief inspector Allison Woods, of Merseyside Police, said: ‘We understand how shocking incidents of this nature are and I want the public to be reassured it will be thoroughly investigated.
‘The woman is being supported by specially trained officers and our enquiries remain ongoing.’
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