A 51-year-old woman has been charged after a teenage boy was allegedly sexually assaulted in a town centre.

Osareen Omoruyi, aged 51, of Ducklington Lane in Witney, was charged today (February 9) with two counts each of sexual assault by penetration and causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

The charges are in connection with an incident that occurred on Wednesday evening (February 7) near Witan Way in Witney. 

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The boy did not know his alleged attacker, Thames Valley Police said.

Officers attended the scene before making an arrest and charging Omoruyi.

She remains in police custody and is due to appear at Oxford Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (February 10).

Thames Valley Police previously warned of an increased police presence in the area in connection with the incident.