A 19-year-old is set to stand trial next year accused of rape.

Sharheim Prince-Graham, of Ashdene Gardens, Reading, appeared before Reading Crown Court on March 17.

He stands charged with two counts of rape and one of assault by penetration against the same complainant.

Prince-Graham has entered not guilty pleas on all charges.

The incidents are alleged to have occurred on August 5, 2022.

A trial date in the case has been fixed for January 13, 2025.

Prior to this, Prince-Graham will appear at Reading Crown Court for a pre-trial hearing scheduled for May 7 this year.