Man remanded on Hastings double rape charges
A man has appeared in court accused of raping two women, including one on the beach in Hastings.
Paul Akrofi, 31, of Bohemia Road, Hastings, is charged with raping a 36-year-old woman on the beach in the early hours of 21 September.
He also faces two counts of rape and one charge of a serious sexual assault against a 33-year-old woman in a flat in the town five days later.
He was remanded in custody by Hastings magistrates until 22 October.