A MAN has been charged with intent to commit a sexual offence and will appear at Oxford Magistrates' Court today.

A woman was walking along a path in Wallingford when it is alleged Robert Newman, 32, of no fixed abode, pushed her, before then jumping on her.

The woman resisted and the man made off.

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The incident took place at about 11am on Monday.

Newman was charged yesterday, after being arrested on Monday.

He was remanded in custody to appear at magistrates' court today.