Man who denies raping schoolgirl will go on trial next year

PUBLISHED: 07:30 27 September 2020

Ipswich Crown Court. Picture: ARCHANT

Ipswich Crown Court. Picture: ARCHANT

The trial of a 24-year-old man accused of raping a schoolgirl will take place in July.

George Pacey, of Cross End, Pebmarsh, Halstead pleaded not guilty at a plea and trial preparation hearing at Ipswich Crown Court on Friday September 25 to raping a child under 13.

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He also denied another offence of raping another alleged victim.

The offences are alleged to have taken place between 2014 and 2016.

A case management hearing will take place March 25 and Pacey’s trial, which is expected to last seven days, will start on July 26.

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