18 Aug 2022

54-year-old man appears at Derry Magistrates Court charged with a series of historical sex offences

A 54-year-old man has appeared at Derry Magistrates Court charged with a series of historical sex offences. The man who cannot be named to protect the identity of the alleged injured party appeared at a preliminary enquiry at Derry Magistrate's Court today. He was charged with eleven counts of indecent assault on a female on dates between August 1, 1980 and October 4, 1982. It was accepted there was a case to answer and there were no contrary submissions. The man said he did not wish to call any witnesses or make any statement at this stage. He was returned for trial to Derry Crown Court on bail to appear on October 2.

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