A MAN has appeared in court charged with raping a boy more than 20 times when he was a teenager.
Ricky Ian Hutton (32), of Pike Road, Brinsworth, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Friday (13).
He is charged with eight offences that are alleged to have occurred in Rotherham between May and December 2005, when Hutton was aged 16.
Four of the offences allege Hutton raped the boy — said to have occurred on at least 12 occasions.
He is also charged with two counts of causing a boy to engage in sexual activity — said to have occurred on more than six occasions.
He also faces two counts of sexual touching — with one offence alleging Hutton touched the boy on more than five occasions.
Hutton will next appear at Sheffield Crown Court on September 14