Man in court over OAP rape

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A MAN has appeared at court charged with raping a woman in her 80s in Barnsley.

Anthony John Borrowdale, aged 56, of Copeland Street, Wombwell, Barnsley, is alleged to have committed the offence on Friday, June 1.

He appeared before Barnsley magistrates earlier this week and had his case committed to Sheffield Crown Court, where he will appear on Monday, June 11.

Borrowdale, who has been remanded in custody, did not enter a plea during his first hearing in connection with the case.