Man cleared of rape

AN Ipswich man has been found not guilty of rape after a two-day trial.A jury at Bury St Edmunds Crown Court took less than two hours to clear Edward Chambers, of Peterhouse Close.

AN Ipswich man has been found not guilty of rape after a two-day trial.

A jury at Bury St Edmunds Crown Court took less than two hours to clear Edward Chambers, of Peterhouse Close.

The 38-year-old had been accused of raping a woman by continuing to have sex with her despite her pleas to stop.

But this claim was rejected and Mr Chambers is today a free man after a unanimous jury verdict.

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