Alex Hepburn: Worcestershire cricketer denies rape charges

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Alex Hepburn denies two charges of rape

A professional cricketer has appeared in court to plead not guilty to two charges of raping a woman.

Worcestershire all-rounder Alex Hepburn, 21, denied the attack in Worcester on 1 April.

In the hearing at Worcester Crown Court, Judge Nicolas Cartwright told the Australian his trial was due to start on 7 January 2019.

Mr Hepburn, of Malvern, Worcestershire, was granted unconditional bail.

He has been suspended on full pay by his club.

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