Wigan man charged with online child sex bid

A Wigan man has been charged with attempting to make sexual contact with a child.

Wednesday, 12th September 2018, 8:38 am
Updated Wednesday, 12th September 2018, 9:42 am
Police have charged a man with two offences of attempted sexual communication with a child

Police say David Mawdsley, 43, of Hampden Place, has been accused of two offences of attempted sexual communication with a child over allegedly inappropriate messages being sent to a youngster in November 2017.

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Mawdsley has also been charged with two allegations of breaching a sexual harm prevention order.

Police have confirmed that Mawdlsey has already appeared before magistrates and has been remanded in custody to appear next at Bolton Crown Court in October, for a plea and trial preparation hearing.