A man has been charged after Friday’s attempted sexual assault

Police were alerted to a woman in distress on Rusham Road

A 26-year-old man has been charged in connection with an attempted sexual assault last Friday.

Murilo Lopez Dacosta was charged on Sunday with threats to kill, possession of an offensive weapon and attempted rape.

He appeared at Redhill Magistrates’ Court today and was remanded in custody to appear at a preliminary hearing at Guildford Crown Court on February 15.

Police were called out on Friday morning after witnesses reported they were concerned for the safety of a woman in the Rusham Road area.


The victim is receiving support from specialist officers.