Teen charged after Christchurch double rape

File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

A teenager charged with the rape and abduction of an 11-year-old girl has appeared in court this morning.

The 18-year-old was granted name suppression during a brief appearance in Christchurch District Court this morning.

The man is also charged with the rape of a 17-year-old woman on Saturday night.

The 11-year-old girl was allegedly abducted from a park on Sunday morning, and later found on a rural road.

The man was remanded in custody without plea to appear again on November 4.

Judge Raoul Neave granted him name suppression until then.

- APNZ

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