Wigan man denies encouraging the rape of a girl aged under 13

A Wigan man has denied encouraging the rape of a girl aged under 13.

Monday, 7th June 2021, 10:47 am
Updated Monday, 7th June 2021, 10:48 am

That crime is alleged to have happened on October 26 last year.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Paul Holmes, 52, of Woodcock Drive, Platt Bridge, has also pleaded not guilty to eight days later trying to arrange for someone to have sex with a girl of 13 when he made his appearance before a Bolton Crown Court judge who set a trial date of May 24 next year.

Thanks for reading. If you value what we do and are able to support us, a digital subscription is just £1 for your first month. Try us today by clicking here and viewing our offers.

Bolton Crown Court
Bolton Crown Court