Man admits child sex abuse charge

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A man has admitted trying to incite an 11-year-old girl to engage in sexual activity.

Blake Pitchford, 26, of Diamond Street, Leigh, pleaded guilty to the offence, which happened between June 30 and July 3 2017, when he appeared before a Bolton judge.

The case was adjourned for psychiatric reports ahead of sentencing on January 24 and he was bailed.