Friday 1 January 2016

Rhyl Labour Councillor charged with rape

Labour councillor for Rhyl East, Cllr David Simmons, has been charged with rape.

Cllr Simmons appeared before a magistrate at Flintshire Magistrates' Court for the alleged rape of a woman in 1978. He was given conditional bail and his case transferred to Mold Crown Court.

A preliminary hearing at the crown court will be held on January 8th.