Schoolboy accused of sexually assaulting a seven-year-old Wigan girl

A Wigan teenager has been accused of sexual assaulting a seven-year-old.

By Charles Graham
Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 7:48 am
Updated Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 7:48 am

The 15-year-old schoolboy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is alleged to have attacked the girl on October 5 last year, Wigan Youth Court heard.

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He faces a single charge under the 2003 Sexual Offences Act and has not yet entered a plea.

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Wigan Magistrates' Court

The case was adjourned until the teenager appears next before Manchester and Salford justices on June 30 for a case management hearing.