Care Worker Denies Patient’s Rape

A care worker has appeared in court accused of raping a woman at a nursing home.  Gareth Jones, 22, of Trecastle, Powys, pleaded not guilty to raping the woman at the home near Brecon, Powys.

At Cardiff Crown Court he also pleaded not guilty to wounding with intent and unlawful wounding against the woman.

He was given conditional bail and ordered not to speak to prosecution witnesses or to visit the care home. The trial is due to start in June.