Overton OAP due to stand trial for sex offences

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

Monday, 27th June 2016, 1:40 pm
Updated Monday, 27th June 2016, 3:43 pm
Preston Crown Court. PIC BY ROB LOCK

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

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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.