Trial set for rape charge policeman.
PC James Ruddock, 36, of Dapple Heath Avenue, Maghull, appeared at Liverpool crown court today, where a judge decided the trial's venue.
The police officer is charged with twice raping a woman in her own home after giving her a lift on June 22.
Ruddock, who was based at St Helens police station and has served with Merseyside police for 10 years, is expected to enter a plea to the charge on December 5 at Preston crown court.
His trial was fixed to start on February 13
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|Publication:||Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)|
|Date:||Oct 7, 2005|
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