Lancashire

Blackpool boy in court charged with raping mother

Preston Crown Court Image copyright bbc
Image caption The boy has been bailed until his next hearing at Preston Crown Court on 19 May

A 14-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with raping his mother.

The teenager, from Blackpool, Lancashire, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at Preston Crown Court for a preliminary hearing.

The boy was bailed until his next appearance at Preston Crown Court on 19 May, when he is expected to enter a plea.

A provisional trial date at the same court has been scheduled for 27 October.

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