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Boy aged 14 charged with raping his mother in Blackpool

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A 14-year old has become the youngest person to be charged with the rape of his own mother.

The sex attack allegedly took place in the early hours of Sunday in Blackpool.

The boy appeared before district judge Jeff Brailsford at Preston Magistrates Court.

He was released on bail ahead of a hearing at Preston Crown Court on 11 March.