83-Year-Old Man Pleads Guilty To Historical Sexual Assaults

An 83-year-old man has pled guilty to historical sexual assaults in Belfast.

The PSNI said the offences took place against a teenage boy in the 1980's in the greater Belfast area.
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The suspect pled guilty at Belfast Crown Court today, 11 May.

The PSNI said: "Sentencing will take place at a later date."


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