Northern Ireland

Hull man remanded over Belfast rape

Belfast Magistrates' Court

A man has been remanded in custody charged with raping a woman in Belfast.

Leslie Dawkins, 51, of Dairycoates Avenue, Hull, North Humberside, is accused of an alleged attack in the north of the city at the weekend.

A detective said he could connect him with the offence as he appeared before Belfast Magistrates' Court.

Mr Dawkins was remanded in custody to appear again later this week.