Lincoln man charged with two counts of rape

A 28-year-old man has been charged with the rape of two women at the same location nearly a year apart.

Dwane Smith, of Tower Crescent in Lincoln, appeared before Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Monday, April 4, charged with two counts of rape.

He was remanded into custody until his appearance at Nottingham Crown Court on Tuesday, May 3.

The charges relate to incidents in a room above The White Hart pub, in Market Place, Newark, on Thursday, April 9, 2015 and Friday, April 1, 2016 respectively.