A man has been charged with rape after a police manhunt in Lampeter.
Saul Henvey, 45, will appear at Aberystwyth Magistrates Court on Monday, May 10 after a large police search took place in the area on Thursday.
At the time Dyfed-Powys Police warned drivers not to pick up hitchhikers as the search began in the Forest Road area of Lampeter for a suspect of a serious assault. Road checks were also conducted along the A485, south of Llangeitho, in connection with the search.
On Friday morning a 45-year-old man was arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault in Lampeter.
In a statement on Saturday evening, the police force said: “A man has been charged following the large police presence and search in the Lampeter area on Thursday, May 6. 45-year-old Saul Henvey, of Tregaron has been charged with rape. He is due to appear at Aberystwyth Magistrates Court on Monday, May 10."