Pensioner on sex charges

Preston Crown Court
Preston Crown Court

A ST Annes man has made his first appearance at court charged with sexually assaulting a young girl.

Rex Peach, 76, of Don Street, faces seven allegations of assaulting the 12-year-old in 2007 and 2008.

Peach, who denies the offences, will face trial at Preston Crown Court on December 19. He was bailed on condition he has no unsupervised contact with children under the age of 16.