Jar­rett faces July rape trial

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WOLF Creek star John Jar­ratt will face trial in July next year over a his­tor­i­cal rape al­le­ga­tion.

The Wol­lon­gong-born ac­tor, pic­tured, is ac­cused of sex­u­ally as­sault­ing a woman at a house in Rand­wick, in Syd­ney’s east­ern sub­urbs, in Septem­ber 1976.

A five-day trial was set start­ing July 1, 2019, in Down­ing Cen­tre Dis­trict Court yesterday. Judge He­len Symes said she was “very dis­ap­pointed” the Crown wasn’t ready to serve the in­dict­ment.

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