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Man accused of raping girl, 12, in Northamptonshire

A man been remanded in custody accused of raping a 12-year-old girl in Northamptonshire.

The 26-year-old from Kettering appeared at Wellingborough Magistrates' Court and is due to appear at Northampton Crown Court on 21 June.

He is charged with rape, a related sex offence, common assault and assaulting a police officer.

The attack is alleged to have taken place on 3 June at Geddington near Kettering at 2030 BST.

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