Man in court charged with rape and imprisonment

Preston Crown Court
Preston Crown Court
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A MAN accused of of imprisoning a woman in her own home for eight weeks has made his first court appearance.

Carl Weston, 40, is also charged with raping the woman and making threats to kill her.

Weston, of Adelaide Street,Fleetwood, was arrested in the port’s market building over the weekend after his alleged victim – who is in her 30s – is said to have managed to escape and contact the police.

Weston was remanded in custody until September 22 when he will appear before Preston Crown Court.