Christopher Mims, 32, of Pinewood Way, Colerne, pleaded not guilty to four counts of rape and two sexual assaults against a teenage girl over a three year period.

During Tuesday’s hearing at Swindon Crown Court, It was alleged that he first raped the girl when she was aged 12.

The case has been adjourned until August 12 with Mims being released on bail under the condition he does not contact witnesses in the case or have unsupervised contact with anyone under 18.