20/12/2019

21 Year-Old Charged With 386 Sexual Offences

Police have charged a man with 386 sexual-related offences.

The 21 year-old has been charged with a range of offences relating to causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity involving penetration, possessing, making and distributing indecent images, sexual communication with a child, intimidation to commit an act, sexual activity with a child and blackmail.
News Image
He is due to appear before Newry Magistrates' Court this morning, Friday 20 December.

All charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service, as is normal procedure.



(JG/MH)

Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

06 July 2021
Legislation Introduced To Strengthen NI's Sexual Offences And Trafficking Laws
New legislation to improve public safety by updating the law on sexual offending in Northern Ireland has been introduced by Justice Minister Naomi Long.
31 March 2010
Irish Sex Crime Unit On Way
The Irish Republic's police force is to establish a specialist unit to deal with the management of sexual offences.
13 August 2012
One-Fifth Of Child Sexual Assaults Done By Family
Almost one in five of sexual assaults against children in Northern Ireland are carried out by a member of the child's immediate family, research suggests. The NSPCC analysed police data to assess crimes against children between 2008 and 2010.
27 February 2008
Shadow Of AIDS Cast Over Ireland
A massive 300% increase in the number of AIDS cases diagnosed in Northern Ireland each year over the past decade has been revealed - and levels in the Irish Republic are rising too. Northern Ireland's Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride said population mobillity was responsible for the huge rise.
08 November 2021
Man Sentenced To 16 Years For A Number Of Historical Sexual Abuse Offences
A 48-year-old has been sentenced to 16 years for a number of historical sexual abuse offences against a child, at Laganside Court. Tommy Harris will serve eight years in jail and eight years on licence. He will also be place on the sex offenders register for life. Harris's conviction comes after his victim waived her anonymity to speak out.