A 14-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with raping a 13-year-old girl on New Year's Day.
The young teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, comes from the Freckleton area.
He is charged with raping a 13-year-old girl on New Year's Day and sexually assaulting the same victim on New Year's Eve.
He appeared before District Judge Jane Goodwin sitting at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
She granted him bail pending his trial which will take place at Preston Youth Court on April 4 this year.