Date set for Wigan man's sex grooming trial

A man has denied a string of child abuse charges but will have to wait nine months before the case is heard by a judge and jury.

Wednesday, 19th December 2018, 1:58 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th December 2018, 3:03 pm
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Scott Robinson, 27, of Langdale Road, Kitt Green, appeared at Bolton Crown Court where he pleaded not guilty to four charges: one of sexual grooming and three of sexual activity with a girl aged under 16, one of which involved penetration.

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The offences are alleged to have taken place between September 2016 and September 2017. A trial date was set for September 16 next year and the defendant was released on bail until then.

Robinson had previously appeared before Wigan magistrates