Letchworth man in court accused of raping girl under 13 in Hitchin

St Albans Crown Court, where 31-year-old Nicholas Day is set to appear to answer child rape charges.

St Albans Crown Court, where 31-year-old Nicholas Day is set to appear to answer child rape charges. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

A 31-year-old Letchworth man has appeared in court accused of raping and sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 13 in Hitchin.

Nicholas Day, of Wilbury Hills Road, appeared before magistrates at Hatfield Remand Court on Thursday charged with four counts of raping a girl under 13, and two of sexually assaulting a girl under 13.

The alleged offences are described on the charge sheet as happening between March 2016 and this month.

The 31-year-old is yet to enter a plea. He has been remanded in custody and is next set to appear at St Albans Crown Court on Friday, March 23.

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