Man accused of rape will wait one year for trial

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Jamie Button's trial is expected to start at Ipswich Crown Court in August 2022 - Credit: Charlotte Bond

The trial of a 36-year-old Ipswich man accused of rape will take place in August next year.

Jamie Button, of Raeburn Road, Ipswich, pleaded not guilty to raping a woman in September 2019 at a plea and trial preparation hearing at Ipswich Crown Court on Thursday ( July 29).

His trial, which is expected to last five days, will get underway on August 15 next year.