Harley pensioner on trial over child sex offences

By Adele Forrest | 16/07/2019

Harley pensioner on trial over child sex offences

A PENSIONER has gone on trial accused of four historic child sex offences.

Leo Hague (81), of Occupation Road, Harley, denies two counts of indecent assault against a girl under 16 and two counts of indecency with a child. 

The charges relate to one complainant and were allegedly committed between 1983 and 1987.

A jury was sworn in this morning (Tuesday) at Sheffield Crown Court and the trial is due to last three days.


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