Rape trial to take place next July

Paul Kesterton, 61, will be tried for sexually assaulting a teenage girl at Ipswich Crown Court next year.

Andre Moore pleaded not guilty to rape. - Credit: Charlotte Bond

A 32-year-old Suffolk man accused of rape will have to wait until July next year for his trial to take place.

Before Ipswich Crown Court on Friday ( April 29) for a plea and trial preparation hearing was Andre Moore, of Granary Road, Newmarket .

He pleaded not guilty to an offence of rape which was allegedly committed on June 13 last year.

His trial, which is expected to last at least four days, will get underway on July 26 next year.

A further case management hearing will take place in December.

Recorder Graham Huston allowed Moore’s conditional bail to continue.