Man allegedly raped woman after putting pillow over her face

Jack Johnson is set to stand trial over allegations spanning four years between 2017 and 2021.

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A man is to stand trial accused of raping two women on Shetland.

Jack Johnson, 31, faces the allegations which span between 2017 and 2021 at different addresses in the island’s capital Lerwick.

An alleged sex attack on one of the women is said to have involved Johnson putting a pillow over her face and restricting her breathing.

He faces separate accusations of being physically violent to her including claims she was punched, kicked and thrown against a wall.

Johnson later allegedly raped the second woman while it is said she was intoxicated and unable to consent.

Johnson faced a total of eight charges during a hearing at the High Court in Glasgow.

His lawyers pled not guilty and a trial was fixed for September 2023.

Johnson, of Cramlington, Northumberland, remains on bail meantime.

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