Jury out in rapes case

7:40am Saturday 31st May 2014

THE jury has gone out in the trial of a man accused of eight counts of rape in Oxford.

Lewyn Rudge, 26, of Valentia Road, Headington, denies the charges – as well as five counts of causing actual bodily harm – in relation to two women.

Graham Smith, prosecuting, told Oxford Crown Court the alleged offences took place between August 2008 and January last year.

The jury will continue its deliberations on Monday.

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