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Ipswich: Man charged over Cromer Road rape appears in court

PUBLISHED: 12:44 08 March 2014 | UPDATED: 17:44 08 March 2014

A man charged over an alleged rape has made his first appearance in court.

Mohammed Al Jaf Sarteb Sabir, of Cromer Road, Ipswich, appeared at West Suffolk Magistrates’ Court.

The 21-year-old is charged over the rape of a 27-year-old woman in Cromer Road, Ipswich, at around 8.30pm on Monday.

As two members of his family looked on from the public gallery, he was remanded in custody and will next appear at a preliminary hearing at Ipswich Crown Court on Tuesday, March 18, at 10am.

His trial window was set between July 21 and August 29.

An Essex man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman in a graveyard after she had been on a night out with friends.

It is going to be a “fine day” in East Anglia as temperatures are set to rise eight degrees above the seasonal average.

People Suffolk police suspect may have broken the law can be released under investigation before facing possible charges from Monday.

Tributes have been paid to the president of Saffron Walden Town Football Club, Paul Daw, who has died following a lengthy illness.

A “very rare” English Civil War sword, which belonged to one of the royalist leaders at the Siege of Colchester in the summer of 1648, sold for more than £18,000 at auction yesterday.

Seventeen people have been charged after anti-deportation protesters locked themselves to a plane at Stansted Airport.

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