Man charged with rape of boy

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A man is to stand trial at Londonderry Crown Court accused of raping a teenage boy.

Michael Patrick Doherty, with a bail address in Jersey, faces two charges of rape allegedly committed between November 6 and November 9, last year.

The 41-year-old declined to say anything in answer to them or to call any evidence on his own behalf.

Defence counsel Nicola Coulter accepted there is a case for Doherty to answer.

Doherty was released on continuing bail to appear in court again on September 7.