A man was charged following the sexual assault of a 20 year old woman in Cowley on 10th April. Mark Edwards, 49, is said to have approached the woman from behind as she was walking along the Cowley Road at around 2am. He is alleged to have threatened her and forced her into the alleyway where he sexually assaulted her. Edwards is due to appear in Oxford Crown Court for a Preliminary Hearing on Friday 18th April. The police were unable to confirm whether the victim was a student.
A tie-dyed race T-shirt is guaranteed for any pre-registered runner in the 25th annual OCNJ Labor Day Race on Monday, Sept. 7.Online registration for the 25th annual OCNJ Labor Day Race will be open through 4 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 6).The Monday, Sept. 7 events include a 5-mile beach run that starts at 23rd Street in Ocean City at 9 a.m. A 1-mile walk/run will go off immediately following the 5-mile start.Pre-registration fee is $20 (or $10 for 14-and-unders) and guarantees a race T-shirt. Visit www.OCNJ.US/RACE-EVENTS to sign up.Packet pick-up will be available 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 5 and 6) at the Ocean City Aquatics and Fitness Center (1735 Simpson Avenue).Race-day registration and packet pickup will be open 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at 23rd Street Beach. Race-day registration fee is $25.See results of past Labor Day Races:2014 Race Results2013 Race Results2012 Race Results2011 Race ResultsFind Past Results24 years of Overall WinnersRegistration also is open for the annual OCNJ Half Marathon, 5K & 10 Mile races on Sept. 27. Visit www.OCNJ.US/RACE-EVENTS to sign up.