A PORTLAND man will appear in court accused of child sex offences.

Jonathan Taylor, aged 27, of Victoria Square, faces two counts of raping a girl between August 10, 2020 and August 14, 2020 on Portland. 

He also faces two charges of possessing indecent photographs of a child in Victoria Square between June 3, 2019 and July 9, 2020.

Taylor has not yet entered a plea. 

Taylor's alleged offences were heard at Weymouth Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, August 2 and the case has been sent to crown court.

The next hearing is scheduled for Thursday, August 31 at Bournemouth Crown Court.