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

Police at the scene of the assault
Police at the scene of the assault

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

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.

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