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.
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.
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