Golders Green rabbi charged with sexually assaulting woman

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A rabbi from north London has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman.

Chaim Halpern, 65, of Golders Green, was charged on Thursday with two counts of sexual assault against a woman on 1 June 2022.

Mr Halpern was arrested in March 2023 after police began an investigation in December 2022.

He has been released on bail and is set to appear before Willesden Magistrates' Court on 19 April.

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