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Arrest made after cemetery rape

The scene of the sexual assault at the Symonds Street Cemetery Auckland. Photo / Doug Sherring
The scene of the sexual assault at the Symonds Street Cemetery Auckland. Photo / Doug Sherring

A 28-year-old chef has appeared in court over an attack on woman in a central Auckland cemetery.

Victor Mykhailov appeared in Auckland District Court today on charges of rape, unlawful sexual connection, aggravated wounding and abduction.

The charges relate to an attack on a woman at the Symonds St cemetery on March 15.

The woman suffered serious injuries in the attack.

Mikhailov was remanded in custody until May.

- APNZ

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