Bury pensioner faces trial for alleged sex assaults on girls in the 1970s

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A 74-year-old Bury St Edmunds man faces trial on five alleged sexual assaults on girls in Essex dating back 46 years.

Chelmsford Magistrates last Friday sent Geoffrey Moore, of Abbots Gate for trial at Chelmsford Crown Court. He was given bail.

He is charged with three sexual assaults on a girl under 14 between 1968 and 1975, an indecent assault on another under 14 between 1970 and 1975 and another offence on an under 16 in 1977/8.