Wigan man charged with serious sexual assault after incident in town centre

A man has been charged with a serious sexual assault which took place last weekend.

Tuesday, 4th December 2018, 10:32 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th December 2018, 11:15 am
Police at the scene of the assault
Police at the scene of the assault

Peter Gibson, 53, stands accused of sexually assaulting a female over the age of 13.

The incident took place on the evening of November 30 in Wigan.

Gibson, of Melrose Drive, Winstanley, appeared in a dazed state in the dock, and was muttering under his breath while flanked by security guards. He entered no plea, and spoke only to confirm his name and address.

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Police at the scene of the assault

He will appear before Bolton Crown Court on January 4 2019. He was remanded in custody until then.