Man denies rape and sex assault charges

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A Great Cornard man has denied 12 sex offences against a child.

Alan Sharpe, 62, of Farford Field, is alleged to have committed the offences at Haverhill between 1981 and 1982. At Ipswich Crown Court on Friday he pleaded not guilty to four counts of rape, six indecent assaults and two charges of indecency with a child.

The offences are alleged to have involved a girl aged under 14. A trial is due to begin on March 3.