Overton OAP due to stand trial for sex offences

Preston Crown Court.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
Preston Crown Court. PIC BY ROB LOCK

An OAP is to go on trial charged with historic sex offences against a boy.

Donald Holmes, 87, Chapel Lane, Overton, is alleged to have committed 20 offences against the child between July 2001 until July 2006.

Donald Holmes appeared at Preston Crown Court on Friday, June 24 and was due to enter a plea.

No plea was entered and a further plea hearing is due to take place at Preston Crown Court on August 24.

A trial is set to start on December 12 of this year at Preston Crown Court.