Wigan man charged with online child sex bid

Police have charged a man with two offences of attempted sexual communication with a child
Police have charged a man with two offences of attempted sexual communication with a child
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A Wigan man has been charged with attempting to make sexual contact 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.

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.