Chatham rape suspect charged and remanded in custody

Three charges have been authorised against a Gravesend man following a report a girl was raped in Chatham. Kurt Baker was arrested on suspicion of the offences on the afternoon of Tuesday 1 June 2021 following a previous appeal for information. The 39-year-old, man from Chatham, has since been charged by Kent Police with three counts of rape.

He appeared at Medway Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 2 June, where he was remanded in custody to attend Maidstone Crown Court on Wednesday 30 June.