Man remanded over pensioner rape
A 24-year-old man has been remanded in custody after being charged with the rape of a 74-year-old woman in Ballymena on Saturday.
Barry Johnston is also charged with aggravated burglary, possession of cannabis and a breach of an interim sexual offences prevention order
A police constable at North Antrim Magistrates' Court said they could connect him with each of the charges.
A defence solicitor told the court he would not be making a bail application.
District Judge Richard Wilson remanded Mr Johnston in custody for a further four weeks when he will appear at Ballymena Magistrates Court via videolink on 9 September.