Serving prisoner charged with rape of girl in Mansfield

A serving prisoner has been charged with raping a young girl in Mansfield.

Monday, 8th August 2016, 10:48 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:29 pm
Mansfield Magistrates Court.

Carl Michael Godard, 34, appeared via videolink from HMP Nottingham at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

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He denied five counts of raping the girl, who was aged 13 or under, over a four year period.

The case was sent to Nottingham Crown Court on August 31 for a pre-trial hearing.