A man has appeared in court to deny raping a teenage girl on multiple occasions.

Mark Elson, 28, of Brownfield Gardens, Maidenhead, appeared before Reading Crown Court via live video link on March 28.

He is being held on remand, charged with four counts of rape, three of assault by penetration and one of causing a child to engage in sexual activity.

All counts relate to the same teenage girl.

Elson denies abusing the complainant multiple times between December 2022 and February 2024.

Judge Matthew Turner has set a trial date for August 19.