Sunderland man set to appear before crown court judge charged with rape

A Sunderland man faces trial after appearing in court accused of rape.

Sunday, 7th March 2021, 7:00 am

Thomas Murray, 41, of Norman Avenue, Silksworth, will appear at crown court after magistrates sent the case to be heard before the higher court.

He did not enter a plea to the charge when he appeared at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court.

Magistrates sent the case to be heard at Newcastle Crown Court on Tuesday, March 30.

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The case will be heard at Newcastle Crown Court

Murray was granted bail on condition he resides at his home address and does not contact prosecution witnesses.

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