Abdul Miah, 19, appeared before Newcastle Crown Court via a videolink from Durham Prison for a brief hearing, during which no pleas were entered.
He was charged with rape, kidnap, false imprisonment, robbery, making threats to kill and possessing an offensive weapon.
The charges arose from an incident on December 18 which involved a 15-year-old girl in Elswick, Newcastle.
Miah, of Elswick, appeared before Judge James Goss, the Recorder of Newcastle. No trial date was set and another hearing will take place in a fortnight. He was remanded in custody until then.