Wigan man accused of trying to incite sexual activity from 13-year-old girl

A Wigan man has been accused of trying to incite sexual activity from a 13-year-old girl who turned out to be a police decoy.

Monday, 6th December 2021, 8:29 am
Updated Monday, 6th December 2021, 8:32 am
Wigan and Leigh court

Anthony Tully, 35, of Leigh Road, Hindley Green, stood before borough justices charged with trying to get the “girl” to engage in a sexual act and also send semi-naked or naked pictures of herself to him.

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He is further charged with having sexual communications with a person he knew to be under the age of 16.

Tully has not yet entered any pleas and the case has now been sent to a Bolton judge before whom he will make his first appearance on December 22. Before then he is on conditional bail.