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Former Tiverton Staghounds huntsman accused of rape

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A former huntsman of the Tiverton Staghounds appeared in court yesterday (14 May) accused of rape.

John Norrish, of East Worlington, is accused of assaulting a 33-year-old woman after a hunt ball last July.

Mr Norrish, 67, retired as huntsman earlier this year.

He denies the charge against him. The trial continues at Exeter Crown Court.

Originally published on horseandhound.co.uk