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Wed 8 Jun, 2011
By Sam Bristowe

the man] pulled away but the defendant punched him

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Former Mr Gay UK come police constable appeared in court facing accusations of raping a man in a hotel.

PC Mark Carter, 28, allegedly dragged the man by his hair into the hotel and proceeded to bite his shoulder and rape the victim.

Leeds crown court also heard that Carter had sexually assaulted two waiters and a barman at the restaurant where he was spending his West Yorkshire Police Christmas party on December 18, 2009.

The defendant reportedly went on to another bar where he met the young man accusing.

Prosecutor Sarah Wright informed the jury that the pair were seen kissing and cuddling when leaving the bar but when the pair returned to the hotel room in Leeds where “[the man] pulled away but the defendant punched him” before the alleged rapes.
Carter, from Birkenshaw, denies the two counts of rape and the three of sexual assault.

The trial continues and is expected to go on for eight days.


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