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Derby man in court over kidnap and rape charges

Samuel Dodsworth Derbyshire magistrates Image copyright Google
Image caption Samuel Dodsworth appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court earlier

A man accused of kidnapping and raping a woman has appeared in court.

Samuel Dodsworth was charged with four counts of rape, one count of kidnap and one count of assault with intent to commit robbery.

The 36-year-old is alleged to have committed the offences against a woman in her 50s earlier this week.

Mr Dodsworth, of Grange Street in Derby, was remanded by Southern Derbyshire magistrates for a hearing at Derby Crown Court on 3 October.

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