09/03/2020

Man Due In Court Over Alleged Child Sex Abuse

A man is due in court this morning, Monday 09 March, over the alleged sex abuse of a child.

The 31 year-old has been charged with two counts of causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity.

The charges follow a report to police in the Lurgan area on Thursday 05 March.
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The suspect will appear before Lisburn Magistrates Court.

All charges will be reviewed by the PPS, as is normal procedure.



(JG/CM)

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