27 Aug 2015

Man accused of Nelson rape appears in court

11:36 am on 27 August 2015

A man has appeared in the Nelson District Court today to face charges of rape following an early morning attack on woman in her Richmond home.

A couple woke on Sunday morning to find an intruder in their bedroom.

The 34-year-old accused has been remanded in custody until Monday, and has been granted interim name suppression.