Devon

Plymouth man in court on boy rape charge

A Devon man has appeared in court charged with raping a boy under the age of 10.

Mark Symons, 24, of Holmes Avenue, Plymouth, was remanded in custody by city magistrates to appear at Plymouth Crown Court on 18 October.

He was arrested by police on Saturday evening following allegations of sexual assault.

Police said the arrest was part of a fast-moving investigation and enquiries were continuing.

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