Boy (15) accused of raping Clitheroe girl (13) remanded in local authority care

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Rape case remand

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy accused of raping a teenage girl in Clitheroe has appeared at the crown court.

The youth, who cannot be named due to his age, had his case adjourned by a judge at Preston Crown Court for a plea and case management hearing to take place on April 20th.

A provisional trial date has been scheduled for August 8th. The boy has been remanded to the care of the local authority.