A third teenager allegedly involved in the rape and sexual assault of a young New Plymouth woman has appeared in court.
The 18-year-old, who was charged with making an intimate visual recording, appeared before the registrar in the New Plymouth District Court yesterday.
He was granted interim name suppression and remanded on bail, with strict conditions, to reappear on November 6.
Police allege the 17-year-old victim and the three teenagers charged were at a social gathering last Friday when the incident took place. An investigation was launched after the woman made a complaint to police.
Two co-offenders, both aged 18, appeared in court on Monday and were given interim name suppression and remanded on bail to reappear on November 6.
Both men are facing charges of rape of a female over 16 years of age, unlawful sexual connection and indecent assault. One of the two is also charged with making an intimate visual recording of the incident.
The court ordered non-publication of any details that might lead to the identification of the defendants.
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