Sunderland man in court accused of sex attacks after taxi mix up

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A MAN has appeared in court accused of sex attacks on two females who wrongly thought his car was a taxi.

Sail Uddin faces two charges of sexual assault and one of possessing amphetamine.

The 41-year-old, of Churchill Street, Hendon, was not asked to enter pleas during a short hearing at Newcastle Crown Court, where he appeared via videolink to HMP Durham, yesterday.

He will be back in court on May 14 for a plea and case management hearing.

Judge Paul Sloan QC remanded Uddin in custody. No application for bail was made. during the hearing.