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Barnoldswick man accused of raping boy and girl
A MAN allegedly repeatedly raped two schoolchildren, holding one of them down as he was crying, a jury was told.
Mark Dallison left a boy feeling sick after he was said to have attacked him as the alleged victim tried to push him off. The girl covered her face and protested as she was being abused.
Dallison was said to have fondled both children.
Neither alleged victim told anyone what was happening at the time, Burnley Crown Court heard.
Dallison, 45, of Melville Avenue, Barnoldswick, denies two allegations of sexual activity with a child and three charges of rape, against a girl, and one count of sexual activity with a child and three charges of rape, against a boy.
Nicholas Courtney, prosecuting, told the court Dallison had sex with her.
The girl coved her face as Dallison was allegedly raping her and told him: "Get off, I don't like it."
The alleged victim later made a complaint, first telling a school friend. A teacher was then informed and police were called.
Mr Courtney said the boy would say the defendant was watching a 'dirty video'.
When he pulled him towards him and started abusing him, asking him: "Do you like this ?" The boy tried to get away, but the defendant carried on.
The prosecutor alleged Dallison performed a sex act on the boy. He held him down and raped him, as the alleged victim shouted for him to stop.
The boy tried to push the defendant off him, but he continued.
Mr Courtney said: "He felt sick. He didn't feel able to tell anybody."
Dallison held the boy down again and allegedly sexually attacked him as he sobbed. The child was to tell police: "It felt as if went on for a bad half hour."
The hearing was told the defendant was arrested over some of the claims in 2008.
Mr Courtney said Dallison 'vehemently denied' the allegations and said there had been no sexual activity. He was re-arrested and questioned again in May 2011 and again denied the offences.
Mr Courtney said Dallison told the police he was bi- sexual and had accessed pornography on the internet. He said he had never had a gay relationship.
The trial continues.