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A Derbyshire man accused of raping women he met on dating websites has appeared in court.

Daniel Hibberts is alleged to have raped two women he contacted via dating apps Tinder and Plenty of Fish.

Dressed in a prison issue grey sweatshirt, Hibberts spoke only to confirm his name when he appeared at Derby Crown Court from HMP Nottingham.

The short hearing was held over a video link from the prison where he is on remand.

He was not asked to enter any pleas and a provisional trial date has been set for January next year.

Earlier this month, the 41-year-old, of Williamson Avenue, Buxton, Derbyshire, was charged with raping a woman in Chesterfield on July 17 this year.

He is also accused of raping a woman in Buxton between 2016 and 2019.

Hibberts was also charged with possessing a Taser at his home address on July 20, 2020.

He will next appear at the same court, where he is expected to enter pleas, on September 24.

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No bail was applied for and Recorder Adrian Reynolds remanded Hibberts into custody.

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