Emmerdale actor accused of rape

An actor from the ITV soap Emmerdale has been accused of raping a British girl whilst holidaying in Barbados. Ben Freeman, 26, who plays 'love rat' Scott Windsor in the long running soap was freed on bail with his passport confiscated and has been told not to leave the island, pending further enquiries. Foreign Office reports claim the girl is a British National who reported the alledged offence to the Barbadian Police. Both Freeman and the girl are recieving consular advice from the Authorities. Newspaper reports claim that the alledged victim is a 16 year old girl who was staying in a remote village near the St Peter's area in Barbados.