Man charged with raping woman in Beechboro home

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A MAN has been charged with raping a woman in a Beechboro home on Sunday.

Police allege that about 11.30am, the man entered the home and sexually assaulted a woman aged in her 40s before stealing a sum of cash.

The 22-year-old man from Bennett Springs has been charged with two counts of sexual penetration without consent in the course of a home burglary and two counts of stealing.

He has also been charged with burglary and commit.

He is due to appear before the Midland Magistrates Court today.