Jeremy Forrest arriving at court
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Accused teacher 'will not give evidence'

19 June 2013 Last updated at 14:05 BST

A teacher accused of abducting a schoolgirl and taking her to France will not give evidence in his defence, a jury has been told.

Jeremy Forrest, 30, denies child abduction.

Lewes Crown Court heard the pupil was 15 when she started a sexual relationship with Mr Forrest.

Duncan Kennedy reports.