A YOUNG man has appeared in court accused of raping two women in Wantage.

Dylan Sims, of St Mary’s, Wantage, appeared at Oxford Magistrates’ Court on March 26 charged with three counts of rape and one count of assaulting a female by penetration.

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The first count allegedly took place on July 30, 2022 and the remaining counts allegedly took place between August 1 and December 31, 2021.

Sims is also charged with two counts of being concerned in the supply of cocaine and one count of being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of class B, namely cannabis, between January 2, 2021, and October 31, 2022.

The 20-year-old is next due in Oxford Crown Court on April 25 for plea and trial preparation.